This warmhearted chapter book about an environmentally-conscious family will provide plenty of clucks and lots of chuckles for young readers. When Daniel's class hatches chicks as a science project, he adopts them. His eco-friendly family can't wait to raise their own eggs--until they discover that chickens can get into a surprising amount of trouble. In fact, Daniel 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.