Secret Chicken Society
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Make Way For BooksWith the help of his father, Daniel convinces his family to adopt one of the chickens his third grade hatched as part of their animal life cycles study. When adoption day comes, Daniel ends up with all five of the birds, and soon his backyard looks more like a barnyard. Peepers, one of the chickens, catches Daniel's eye and affection, but also attracts attention from the neighbors. One muddy romp later, and a visit or two from the local police, and Peepers may be a condemned bird. Can Daniel save the bird's neck and bring happiness to an elderly neighbor in the process? Heartwarming and humorous, the story is ideal for reading alone or together!
Publisher SummaryWhen Daniel finds out that his class is going to hatch chicks as a science project, he is thrilled. He's sure that his parents will let him adopt Peepers, who is his favorite. But who ever guessed that chicks could run amok and get into so much trouble?! This warmhearted chapter book about an environmentally-conscious family's experiment with poultry farming will provide plenty of clucks and lots of chuckles for young readers.
When Daniel's third-grade class raises baby chicks for a class project and he takes the five chickens home for the summer, he is surprised when one of them turns out to be a rooster.