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Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

  • Paperback $6.99

    Mar 08, 2016 | 224 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Hardcover $16.99

    May 12, 2015 | 224 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Ebook $4.99

    May 12, 2015 | 224 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Praise

“A delightful protagonist, interesting fowl of various breeds and a cast of appealing second-string characters make this a top pick for young readers, poultry fanciers or not.” 
Kirkus Reviews, starred review 

“Readers will cheer for Sophie and clamor for more of those amazing chickens. Exceptional, indeed.”
School Library Journal, starred review 

“Someone has finally written a real honest-to-goodness novel with chickens!  This news will excite people who like novels, people who like chickens…and chickens.  It is an unusual book!”
–Daniel Pinkwater, author of The Hoboken Chicken Emergency, and pioneer of chicken-lit.
 
“The combination of real-life emotion and otherworldly farming makes for a comedic story with the right amount of pathos.”–Booklist 



From the Hardcover edition.

Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book SELECTION

Arizona Young Readers Master List SELECTION

Arkansas Charlie May Simon Master List SELECTION

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION

Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book for Children’s and Teens SELECTION

Georgia Children’s Book Master List SELECTION

Indiana Young Hoosier Master List SELECTION

Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books SELECTION

Maine Student Book Master List SELECTION

Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Master List SELECTION

Massachusetts Children’s Book Master List SELECTION

New Mexico Land of Enchantment Book Master List SELECTION

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing SELECTION

North Carolina Children’s Book Master List SELECTION

North Dakota Flicker Tale Children’s Book Master List SELECTION

Oregon Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice Master List SELECTION

Pacific Northwest Young Readers Choice Master List SELECTION

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year SELECTION

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Master List SELECTION

Texas Bluebonnet Master List SELECTION

Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fischer Book Master List SELECTION

Washington State Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award FINALIST

Judy Lopez Memorial Award HONOR

Oklahoma Sequoyah Children’s Book Master List SHORTLIST

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