Gooney Bird Greene

byLois LowryIllustratorMiddy Thomas

March 9, 2004|
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry
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Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining “absolutely true” stories.

There’s never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another? Gooney Bird has to sit right smack in the middle of the class because she likes to be in the middle of everything. She is the star of story time and keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her “absolutely true” stories. But what about her classmates? Do they have stories good enough to share?
Lois Lowry was born on March 20, 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was educated at both Brown University and the University of Southern Maine. Lowry has written over twenty books for young adults including the Anastasia Krupnik series and Number the Stars, a book about the Holocaust. She has received the International Reading Association's...
Title:Gooney Bird Greene
Product dimensions:96 pages, 7.63 X 5.3 X 0.26 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 7.63 X 5.3 X 0.26 in
Published:March 9, 2004
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Appropriate for ages:7 - 10
ISBN - 13:9780440419600

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