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Gooney the Fabulousby Lois Lowry
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From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are intrigued by her unique sense of style and her unusual lunches. So when story time arrives, the choice is unanimous: they want to hear about Gooney Bird Greene. And that suitsand#160;Gooney Birdand#160;just fine, because, as it turns out, she has quite a few interesting and "absolutely true" stories to tell.
Through Gooney Bird and her tales, the acclaimed author Lois Lowry introduces young readers to the elements of storytelling.and#160;This book will encourage the storyteller in everyone.
Gooney Bird Greene is back and more fabulous than ever in her third outing as she and Ms. Pidgeon's second-grade class each write their own fables to share during the school's holiday celebration. Illustrations.
The first book in the lovable Gooney Bird series about the most interesting second-grader at Watertower Elementaryand#8212;by the two-time Newbery Award winner Lois Lowry.
Gooney Bird Greene has a fabulous idea after her teacher reads fables to the class. The children learn that fables are stories with animal characters that teach something important. Gooneys fabulous idea is that each student create their own fable and tell it to the class! Everyone but Nicholas is excited about their stories and costumes. Can Gooney Bird find out why Nicholas is unhappy and get him to join in the fun? Now that would be truly fabulous!
About the Author
Lois Lowry is also known for her Anastasia books. She and illustrator Middy Thomas collaborated on the earlier Gooney Bird Greene books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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