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Gooney the Fabulous

Written by Lois LowryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lois Lowry


· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· March 24, 2009 · $5.99 · 978-0-440-42253-2 (0-440-42253-1)

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Gooney the Fabulous
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Gooney Bird Greene has a fabulous idea after her teacher reads fables to the class. The children learn that fables are stories with animal characters that teach something important. Gooney’s fabulous idea is that each student create their own fable and tell it to the class! Everyone but Nicholas is excited about their stories and costumes. Can Gooney Bird find out why Nicholas is unhappy and get him to join in the fun? Now that would be truly fabulous!

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WINNER - Bank Street Child Study Children's Book Award

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Lois Lowry is also known for her Anastasia books. She and illustrator Middy Thomas collaborated on the earlier Gooney Bird Greene books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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