The Secret Chicken Society (Hardcover)
When Daniel’s family takes on the five “hens” his third grade class raised, they all learn a lot about the trouble involved in caring for chickens. Amusing black-and-white illustrations (7-10).
— From Historical Fiction
When Daniel's class hatches chicks as a science project, he adopts them. When he finds out that his favorite bird, Peepers, isn't a hen but a rooster, and therefore illegal to keep in the city of Portland, the Secret Chicken Society is quickly formed to save Peepers. This warmhearted chapter book about an environmentally-conscious family will provide plenty of clucks and lots of chuckles for young readers.