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Gooney Bird Is So Absurd

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4 out of 5
Based on 163 Ratings and 45 Reviews

Book Description

"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." -Booklist

It's a cold January at Watertower Elementary School-the ideal weather for second grader Gooney Bird Greene to break out her brain-warming hat. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching poetry-from haiku to limericks. So when tr... More
Book Information
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages112
Publication Date01/08/2013
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About LOWRY LOIS (Author) : LOWRY LOIS is a published author. A published credit of LOWRY LOIS is ANASTASIA AT THIS ADDRESS.
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About Thomas Middy Chilman (Illustrator) : Thomas Middy Chilman is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Thomas Middy Chilman include Gooney Bird and the Room Mother, Gooney Bird Greene.
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