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Gooney Bird Greene

Lowry, Lois

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ISBN 10: 0618238484 / ISBN 13: 9780618238484
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2002
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing (complete number line). Fine except lacking half-title page. $15.00 price present on DJ flap. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 024004

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Title: Gooney Bird Greene

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are intrigued by her unique sense of style and her unusual lunches. So when story time arrives, the choice is unanimous: they want to hear about Gooney Bird Greene. And that suits her just fine, because, as it turns out, Gooney Bird has quite a few interesting and “absolutely true” stories to tell.
Through Gooney Bird and her tales, acclaimed author Lois Lowry introduces young readers to the concepts and elements of storytelling. By demonstrating some of the simple techniques that reveal the extraordinary in everyday events, this book will encourage the storyteller in everyone.

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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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