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When Reena, her little brother, Luke, and their parents first move to Maine, Reena doesn't know what to expect. She's ready for beaches, blueberries, and all the lobster she can eat. Instead, her parents "volunteer" Reena and Luke to work for an eccentric neighbor named Mrs. Falala, who has a pig named Paulie, a cat named China, a snake named Edna -- and that stubborn cow, Zora.
Publisher: New York, NY : Joanna Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: Β©2016
ISBN: 9780062415240
Branch Call Number: XF CREECH, SHARON
Characteristics: 278 pages ; 20 cm


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Jun 26, 2018

The book Moo was happy and then sad.πŸ“–
This is a great book for all ages. πŸ“–
It is one of the Golden Sowers for 2018. πŸ“–

I Love This Book!!!!!!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

pswright May 04, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the audio version of this story. Now I'll look for the book to see how it is organized on paper. This title will be a great suggestion for readers who love animals.

Apr 24, 2018

A lighthearted story that makes you want to leave the city and move to a little community near the Ocean. Moo is a sweet story about finding friendships in the most unexpected places.

Sep 27, 2017

The ending did not work for me, the sad part or the wrapped-up-in-a-bow part. Too bad a city girl taking an ornery cow to the fair wasn't considered dramatic enough to lead to a different denouement.

Sep 25, 2017

A 2018-2019 Missouri Mark Twain Readers Award preliminary nominee (grades 4-6).

A novel in verse. A fish out of water story about 2 city kids who move to rural Maine seemingly on a whim and are forced to volunteer on a farm for an eccentric neighbor.

It's cute. It just seemed pretty predictable to me and lacked the charm of some of Creech's other books.

Jun 09, 2017

yay for this book i did it for a novel study at school and it worked perfectly woo hoo i <3 this book

i also <3 sharks

JCLEmilyD Mar 14, 2017

I've enjoyed every book I've read by Sharon Creech! This one was about a brother and sister, Luke and Reena, who befriend a cranky old lady and start caring for her animals, including a stubborn cow named Zora. Reena, born and raised in NYC doesn't consider herself outdoorey and certainly doesn't know how to care for a cow. This novel in verse tells the story of Reena and Zora. Well worth the read.

Feb 09, 2017

Quick read, lots of white space. Wish I had slowed down, because I thought it ended a bit quickly. Fun to read.

MsCourtney Jan 02, 2017

Fast-paced story following a families'move to Maine told through lyrical poems. The characters are rich and dimensional.

lynnchou Dec 23, 2016

Sharon Creech is one of my favorite author. She always introduces places to her young readers and connects them to the nature, animals and people. This book is the same, very uplifting. Not only the younger readers will like it, the adults will enjoy it too.

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Sep 27, 2017

My mother had been a reporter and could not help asking questions. She would talk with anyone about anything, and people told her things they might not even tell their family or friends.


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