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Publisher Comments:

The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowryand#39;s popular Gooney Bird series!

Itandrsquo;s a cold January at the Watertower Elementary Schoolandmdash;the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! Itand#39;s a good thing she has one. Gooney Birdand#39;s brain will need to be as warm as possible this month, because Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericksandmdash;Mrs. Pidgeonandrsquo;s students soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Gooney Bird and her classmates are up to the challenge. But just when things are going well, the kids get some terrible news. Gooney Bird will need all the inspiration her brain can muster to organize the most important poem the class has ever written.

Synopsis:

The fourth hilarious title in Lowry's popular Gooney Bird series. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericks--Gooney Bird Greene and the rest of the class soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

In the fourth book in Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird Greene series, second grader Gooney Bird is learning how to write poems in school.and#160;When the class gets some sad news about their teacher, it's Gooney Bird who organizes a class poem to show Mrs. Pigeon they are thinking of her.
and#160;

Synopsis:

and#8220;Few beginning chapter books have the range of this one, from hilarity to sadness, from outrage to compassion, and few writers could manage it with such finesse.and#8221; and#8211;Booklist

Itand#8217;s a cold January at Watertower Elementary Schooland#8212;the ideal weather for second grader Gooney Bird Greene to break out her brain-warming hat. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching poetryand#8212;from haiku to limericks. So when tragedy befalls their teacher, her students are prepared to write the most important poem theyand#8217;ve ever written. Thomasand#8217;s expressive drawings bring the characters to life in this funny, emotionally nuanced beginning chapter book. Brain-warmingand#8230; and heartwarming, too!

About the Author

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has recei

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547119670
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Thomas, Middy
Author:
Thomas, Middy
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Gooney Bird Greene
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black and white illustrations
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
06-10

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Product details 112 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - English 9780547119670 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The fourth hilarious title in Lowry's popular Gooney Bird series. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericks--Gooney Bird Greene and the rest of the class soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
In the fourth book in Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird Greene series, second grader Gooney Bird is learning how to write poems in school.and#160;When the class gets some sad news about their teacher, it's Gooney Bird who organizes a class poem to show Mrs. Pigeon they are thinking of her.
and#160;
"Synopsis" by , and#8220;Few beginning chapter books have the range of this one, from hilarity to sadness, from outrage to compassion, and few writers could manage it with such finesse.and#8221; and#8211;Booklist

Itand#8217;s a cold January at Watertower Elementary Schooland#8212;the ideal weather for second grader Gooney Bird Greene to break out her brain-warming hat. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching poetryand#8212;from haiku to limericks. So when tragedy befalls their teacher, her students are prepared to write the most important poem theyand#8217;ve ever written. Thomasand#8217;s expressive drawings bring the characters to life in this funny, emotionally nuanced beginning chapter book. Brain-warmingand#8230; and heartwarming, too!

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