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by Stephen Hoye,Frances O'Roark Dowell


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was awarded the Christopher Medal; the Phineas L. MacGuire series; Falling In; the critically acclaimed The Second Life of Abigail Walker; Anybody Shining; Ten Miles Past Normal; Trouble the Water; the Sam the Man series; and The Class.

Frances O'Roark Dowell. Sam the Man has a new school project. Frances O'Roark Dowell. He's got to "babysit" a vegetable in this second hilarious chapter book in a new series from Frances O'Roark Dowell. Sam the Man is back, and he needs a NEW plan. Marylin knows that, as a middle school cheerleader, she has certain obligations.

Meet Tobin McCauley  .

Chicken Boy - Frances O'Roark Dowell. This 2007 Dorothy Canfield Fisher award nominated book is an engaging story of a 7th grade boy and his family and school life through hard times. This would be a great read for students to either gain an understanding of how a fellow student might end up in foster care and why as well as the difference in economic spectrums from which different kids come.

Chicken boy. by. Dowell, Frances O'Roark. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; china; americana.

With her remarkable ability to create characters you wish could be part of your life forever, Frances O'Roark Dowell introduces Tobin McCauley, Chicken Boy. Tobin Mccauley's got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who's not going to win father of the year any time soon. With her remarkable ability to create characters you wish could be part of your life forever, Frances O'Roark Dowell introduces Tobin McCauley, Chicken Boy. 0 5 Author: Frances O’Roark Dowell. Tobin Mccauley's got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who's not going to win father of the year any time soon

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Tobin McCauley’s got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who’s not going to win father of the year any time soon. To top it off, Tobin’s only friend truly believes that the study of chickens will reveal . . . the meaning of life? Getting through seventh grade isn’t easy for anyone, son, but when the first day of school starts out with your granny’s arrest, you know you’ve got real problems. Throw on a five-day suspension (for defending your English teacher’s honor), a chicken that lays green eggs, and a family feud that’s tearing everyone to pieces, and you’re in for one heck of a ride.With her remarkable ability to create characters you wish could be part of your life forever, Frances O’Roark Dowell introduces Tobin McCauley, Chicken Boy.

Comments: (7)

Stanober
Tobin's mother has died of cancer. His father and grandmother are both lost in their grief, and feuding. The family is being neglected and has been falling apart over a long period.

Tobin is the troubled seventh grader (that is year 8 in the UK, so presumably he is 12, going on 13) who sees more of his grandmother than his own father, and is suffering from neglect. Failing in school, he has become something of a rebel. That is, until the day he sticks up for a teacher, lands himself in a fight and finds a friend. A friend who is passionate about chickens.

This is a heartwarming story about a boy finding salvation through friendship. It was an extremely satisfying read, and young adults should definitely enjoy it.

I give it four stars, not five, mostly because it is also a little unconvincing in a places. In particular, Tobin is really far too nice for the rebel he is supposed to be.

That is not to say that he has to be not nice to make this a good story. Just that the internal conflict was not wholly convincing.

Nevertheless I enjoyed this book and young adult readers and any who enjoy a good story should enjoy it too.
GawelleN
Great book i love any book that has chickens in it cause I love Chickens so much and I'm going to get some in a year and I can't wait I'm getting more books with Chickens in them and it's a wonderful story about a boy and his family and Chickens too .
Rrd
I teach reluctant readers (students with learning disabilities and significant emotional/behavior issues). I have very high standards for children's books. This is an engaging, well written story that will appeal to all readers, especially boys.
Jay
I enjoyed Chicken Boy-- it's an interesting story about two "outliers" whose unlikely friendship becomes meaningful, to both characters and the adult reader. I'm not sure all children would get as much out of this book as an adult who understands the characters from a "grown-up" perspective, but I hope this thoughtful book will be just right for some children who need to read it.
Jonide
I'm actually using my Dad's Amazon account (with his permission of course) to add this review. I'm 12 years old and I just finished reading this book. This book is very interesting and original. After all, how many books deal with raising chickens as the main theme of the story. It was very much worth my time and I would definitely recommend it !!!
Foginn
Good but sad
GoodLike
Great text for kids!
This was a book club selection even though it is really written for teens. We all enjoyed the book. The book is an easy read but can be enjoyed at any age.
Chicken Boy download epub
Literature & Fiction
Author: Stephen Hoye,Frances O'Roark Dowell
ISBN: 0307245624
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio); Unabridged edition (July 12, 2005)