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Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry



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A book that makes you proud to be an individual
  madisenowen | May 4, 2016 |
I thought this book was okay. Some parts were repetitive and boring, while some were fresh and exciting. I love the way Gooney Bird teaches the class that they all have special stories waiting to be told, and I enjoyed the imaginitive way she tells her own.
  taraellis | Mar 12, 2016 |
This book would be great for young girls to read, as they may be able to see a little bit of themselves in Gooney Bird. She is very "out there" and would encourage students to be themselves and not hold back from creativity. Although she misbehaves, she expresses herself boldly.
  emilyauer | Nov 16, 2015 |
This is the story of Gooney Bird Greene. She is a young and new student in school and this book tells the stories of how she catches her classes attention by sharing the most out of this world stories about her past and where she came from. ( )
  Emilysill | Oct 19, 2015 |
What a great message this book shows. This is an excellent book on friendships and a little bit of wackiness. If you have a 2nd grader, they will love this book. I bought this for my granddaughter, Emma, when she was in the second grade and it quickly became her favorite book. ( )
  Donna.Hice | Jul 14, 2015 |
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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?

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A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name.

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