Goodbye Chicken Little Author:Betsy Byars Jimmie jokingly calls himself "Chicken Little." But inside, he doesn't think it's a very good joke. And he's not really chicken, it's just that since his Dad died, he hates to take risks--unlike his Uncle Pete who decides to walk across the thin ice of the river to clown for the crowd on the bank. — Jimmie tries to stop him, and when Uncle Pete d... more »rowns, Jimmie feels responsible and guilty.
His Mom tries to cheer him up, so does his 90-year-old Uncle C.C. Even his sister is nice, for once. But, somehow, he's got to find a way to feel better about himself--more like Jimmie Little instead of Chicken Little.« less