• Gooney Bird is So Absurd

  • By: Lois Lowry
  • Narrated by: Lee Adams
  • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowry's popular Gooney Birdseries!

It's a cold January at the Watertower Elementary School - the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! It's a good thing she has one. Gooney Bird'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, limericks - Mrs. Pidgeon'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.

©2009 Lois Lowry (P)2009 Random House, Inc

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Fun and Educational

This book both put me in the classroom and in the place of each child. Very well done auditorily as well as keeping the actino going while holding your attention. Many lessons in that book. I would recommend the book to a more mature 8 to 10-year-old.


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