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Many creatures—from wasps, to messy chipmunks, to a family of chickadees—take shelter in the birdhouse. As the months and seasons pass, the birdhouse tells the story of each of its dwellers: their comings and goings, the nests they build, and the challenges they face.
After a year has passed and the last of the baby chickadees has flown away, the birdhouse wonders, Who wil
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Jackie
Oct 21, 2009 rated it really liked it
Oh! The many inhabitants of a wooden birdhouse...wasps, chipmunks and finally chickadees. As the months roll by, the birdhouse wonders who will be next.

Used for "Feathered Friends" storytime-October, 2009.
Julie
Oct 15, 2008 rated it really liked it
A sweet story about a birdhouse who watches a variety of tenants come and go. An interesting perspective.
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I read it during my practicum at school very interesting.
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It's cool how the birds chased the cat away.
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Harriet Ziefert grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey, where she attended the local schools. She graduated from Smith College, then received a Masters degree in Education from New York University.

For many years, Ziefert was an elementary school teacher. She taught most grades from kindergarten to fifth grade. "I liked it," she said, but she stopped teaching when she had her own sons. When her childr
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