Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Shaw's Summer Reading Program: The Hoboken Chicken Emergency

Book Introduction: 
When Arthur Bobowicz is sent out to bring home the family's Thanksgiving turkey, he returns instead with Henrietta---a 266 pound chicken with a mind of her own.  Feathers fly when this colossal clicker descends upon Hoboken, New Jersey.

Interest Level: Grades 3-5

Genre: Humor

1. Why does Arthur end up buying Henrietta instead of a turkey?
2. What are some of the tricks Arthur taught Henrietta?
3. What does the community think is in the tree?
4.What would you do if you had to give back something you loved? How would you feel?
5. What does the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover mean"?

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