Publisher description for Gooney Bird Greene / Lois Lowry : illustrated by Middy Thomas.
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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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Storytelling Fiction, Schools Fiction, Humorous stories