by Lois Lowry
Gooney Bird Greene is a fantastic book. Gooney Bird is a girl who tells only true stories to her classmates.
Chapter One: We learned about parts of a story and things not to stick up your nose. We also made a five-pointed star.
Chapter Two: We learned how Gooney Bird Greene got her name and what a Laysan Albatross (otherwise known as a Gooney Bird) was. Also, we learned a little about Rudyard Kipling.
Chapter Three: We learned all the different places called China and how many definitions there are for "consume".
Chapter Four: We found out who Napoleon Bonaparte was and where he lived. Also, we learned some about hypoallergenic dog breeds and homonyms.
Chapter Five: We learned about the symphony orchestra.
Chapter Six: We learned about different wildflowers.