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Gooney Bird Greene

Gooney Bird Greene

by Lois Lowry Illustrated by Middy Thomas

Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces the reader to a new girl in town-- Gooney Bird Greene. There's never been anyone quite like her 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? Best of all, Gooney Bird keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her "absolutely true" stories during storytime.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
590L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Walter Lorraine Books
Book Type
Early Chapter Book
Number of Pages
96
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Lois Lowry Two-time Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Today she lives and writes in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a house dominated by a very shaggy Tibetan terrier named Bandit. Her hobbies include gardening, knitting, and photography. Her own photos appear on the covers of her award-winning books Number the Stars and The Giver.
Middy Thomas

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