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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. Book about hummingbird. [s]

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message 1: by Jill (new)

Jill | 4 comments I'm looking for a children's book about a boy (I think) who traps a hummingbird in a mailbox. I think the hummingbird dies. I believe I read this in the 70s or 80s.


message 2: by Tab (new)

Tab (tabbrown) | 4967 comments Was this a picture book or chapter book?
Anything about the cover?
Part of a series?
What genre best describes it?
Time period/location story takes place?


message 3: by Ayshe (last edited Sep 25, 2016 02:23PM) (new)

Ayshe | 4162 comments Is it Do You Love Me? by Dick Gackenbach?
From the "Wilson library bulletin":
Walter had problems: He was six, not quite old enough to help with the chores around the farm, and lived eight miles from his nearest playmates — so he often found himself quite lonely. He tried to make friends with the various farm animals, but most of the time Walter made up his own games to play by himself. One day Walter noticed a hummingbird building a nest in the mailbox. He was fascinated by the flying abilities of the little bird and decided to try to capture it. However, Walter closed the mailbox door at just the wrong moment; and when he..."


message 4: by Jill (new)

Jill | 4 comments Oh my goodness- I think it is!! Thank you!!


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