Gooney Bird on the Map

Gooney Bird on the Map Cover

Gooney Bird on the Map

By Lois Lowry; Middy Thomas (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780547850887, 125pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 2013

Description
Gooney Bird Greene returns for more adventures in this chapter-book series from two-time Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry, with Middy Thomas's black-and-white illustrations bringing the classroom to life throughout. Mrs. Pidgeon's second grade class has a lot to celebrate in February: presidents birthdays, Valentine's Day, and school vacation. Of course, the students are talking about their awesome vacation plans every chance they get. It can be hard to focus on subtraction problems when you re heading to Hawaii or Florida in seventeen minus seven days But most of the class (twelve minus three of them, in fact) will be staying home during vacation. Can Gooney Bird Greene keep spirits up while everyone is feeling down? Gooney Bird has a great idea that sends her classmates and her on a snowy spin through U.S. history and geography

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