by Carroll V. Glines, The Amazing Gooney Bird Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Amazing Gooney Bird book, The DC-3 is the plane that made civilian transport that made civilian transport a profitable reality, and has become a legend in its own time. It has many names and designations - Skytrain, Spooky, Puff the Magic Dragon, DC-3, C-47, R4D, Li-2 and others. But the name that most pilots know it by is the "Gooney Bird." And it has played many roles besides being an aerial workhorse to transport people and cargo. It has been a bomber, fighter, airborne communications center, amphibian, living quarters, hospital, flying washing machine, and command post. When some of the more than 10,000 built, and additional hundreds in Japan and Russia, ended their days, they have been made into a hamburger stand, tea house, mobile home, seaside cottage, an officers club and even a chicken coop. Many have been put on static display at more than 200 museums around the world. After more than sixty years, 1,000 of them are still flying the world's skies. The DC-3/C-47 has surpassed all other aircraft ever built in faithful service, dependability and achievement. This is the story of its conception, design and amazing life in war and peace. Carroll glines is also the author of The Doolittle Raid, Attack on Yamamoto, and Chennault's Forgotten Warriors: The Saga of the 308th Bomb Group in China (all available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd.).
by Lois Lowry, Gooney Bird On The Map Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird On The Map book, When her second-grade classmates become envious of the three students who are going away during the winter vacation, the creative and ingenious Gooney Bird Greene thinks of a geography activity to cheer them all up. 25,000 first printing.
by Lois Lowry, Gooney Bird Greene Three Books In One Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird Greene Three Books In One book, From the moment Gooney Bird makes her grand entrance at the Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are immediately intrigued. After all, it’s not every day that a new student shows up to Mrs. Pidgeon’s classroom wearing pajamas and cowboy books! Her colorful fashion sense, exuberant personality, and “absolutely true” stories land her at the center of attention most of the time. Join Gooney Bird as she greets every new challenge with excitement, aplomb, and a plethora of vocabulary words in this delightfully funny three-book collection.
by Lois Lowry, Gooney Bird Greene Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird Greene book, 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.
by Lois Lowry, Gooney Bird And The Room Mother Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird And The Room Mother book, Gooney Bird Greene knows exactly where she likes to be: “right smack in the middle of everything.” Sure enough, her colorful fashion sense, exuberant personality, and “absolutely true” stories land her at the center of attention most of the time, but as Mrs. Pidgeon’s second grade class prepares for their Thanksgiving pageant, the lead role of Squanto is still up for grabs. And so is the role of Room Mother, but with each of the children’s parents already overloaded, there are no volunteers to bring cupcakes to their play. So Gooney Bird promises to find one—in exchange for the lead. There’s just one catch: the person she convinces to be Room Mother insists on remaining incognito. As the class struggles to decorate the mural, make costumes, and learn their songs for the play, the suspense builds: will the pageant be a success? And who is their mysterious Room Mother? Two-time Newbery Award–winning author Lois Lowry has once again captured the eager energy of an elementary school classroom and the hilarious antics and anecdotes of its students, especially those of the irrepressible Gooney Bird Greene herself. In her second literary appearance, Gooney Bird is back with more “absolutely true” stories to tell, more tips for her fellow aspiring storytellers, and a few challenging vocabulary words to share, too.
by Lois Lowry, Gooney Bird On The Map Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird On The Map book, A girl leads her classmates on a geographic adventure in this “witty and perceptive” novel by the New York Times-bestselling author of The Willoughbys. Gooney Bird Greene returns for more adventures in this chapter-book series from 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 and her classmates on a snowy spin through U.S. history and geography… “Gooney Bird doesn’t need much help putting herself on the map. She’ll be famous for years to come.”—Kirkus Reviews
by Rick Byam, Gooney Bird Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gooney Bird book, This is not a story of overcoming adversity, but simply one of embracing change as an integral part of a full and happy life. It is the story of growing up in the Baltimore, Maryland suburb of Catonsville through the 40s and 50s, during a time in our history when family values and traditions were strong, into the turbulent 60s and 70s. Diary and journal writing for over 50 years, along with independent travel while living and working in Europe for the US Armed Forces, eased the transition through the many stages of the author's life. Moving towards retirement, the pieces began to take shape in quiet moments on a pastorial island in the Portuguese Azores that shared many of her treasured values of childhood.