Browse Abstracts (14 total)

| by Turner, Pamela

African mountain gorillas are fascinating creatures that have been studied for many years. African gorillas are presently endangered due to disease and human interaction. Join the journey as scientists race against time to save these gentle giants.

| by McCourt, Lisa

A mother explains to her child how she would love her child no matter how the child smelled or what she looked like. The child's imagination creates an ugly, sick, terrible, and scary monster that the mother says she still loves.

| by Colman, Hila

A boy hates school because it is boring and the teachers never answer his questions. He would prefer to spend his time ate the zoo playing tic tac toe with an ape. Doing this, he works hard to learn how to beat the ape because he's having fun. He overcomes the doubts of his peers and teacher.

| by Bayer, Jane

From Alice the ape to Theresa the turkey, exotic animals unite for a unique alphabet. Look out for Winifred Wolf and Fifi Fox -- or even Zelda the Zebra from Zambia!These words can be part of a hopscotch game.

| by Browne, Anthony

A typical day's walk through the park is seen through the eyes of a grouchy woman, an unhappy man, a lonely boy, and a happy young girl. An intriguing look at how friendships are made and torn apart.

| by Hoban, Lillian

A boy and his sister decide to have a garage sale. He decides to sell his old bear and his sister buys it. After he sees her buy it, he is sad and wants it back. Then he realizes that even if the bear is not his now, the bear will be his nephew forever.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur, the chimp, is worried about losing his tooth because he is afraid of the sight of blood. His sister proves that she is brave by conquering her fear of the dark. Arthur pulls out his tooth to prove he is brave, too.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur, the chimp, and his best friend, Norman, get in a fight. After awhile, they start feeling bad about fighting. They each make a Valentine for the other, becoming best friends once again.

| by Raskin, Ellen

A mouse wants to join the other animals in a special celebration but must choose what to wear. The mouse finally chooses a blouse and is invited for a Christmas and New Year gathering on Twenty-two, Twenty-three.

| by Chittum, Ida

A truckload of baboons were mistakenly taken to Appleton Hoo's farm instead of Happleton Zoo. The baboons get out of their cage and get into much mischief. They finally ended up back at the zoo.

| by Knight, Hilary

Wallace, an orange orangutan, lives in a cage in a zoo. Wallace is very curious about the world outside of the zoo, so he goes on adventures to discover this outside world. Although Wallace is curious about the outside world he always returns to his cage at the zoo.

| by San Souci, Robert

Family is defined differently when Tarzan is raised by a group of apes. Tarzan grows into a curious being. Confused by what he knows and what he is finding out, his confusion builds to power as he rules the apes. Can he forget his past to pursue his future?

| by Browne, Anthony

Willy the ape dreams. Willy dreams the same things you or I might dream and his dreams show a very colorful imagination.

| by Knight, Hilary

Wallace, an orange orangutan, lives in a cage in a zoo. Wallace is very curious about the world outside of the zoo, so he goes on adventures to discover this outside world. Although Wallace is curious about the outside world he always returns to his cage at the zoo.
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