Browse Abstracts (7 total)

| by Manson, Ainslie

It is a time of war and children in England won't have Christmas presents. A little girl's class decides to give gifts they love that are like new. The little girl unselfishly gives up her most cherished doll and inserts a note, and a girl from England becomes her pen pal after receiving the gift.

| by Cole, Brock

One day, a father loses his buttons. His three daughters set out to save their father from humiliation. While searching for the buttons, the girls ironically find love.

| by Christian, Mary Blount

Barnabas Beane is a wealthy, greedy, stingy old man who does not know the meaning of charity. John, an orphan boy, helps him to realize his folly through scare tactics that are based on hoof prints found in the snow.

| by Summers, Susan

Atraban is the fourth wise man who is to go see the new born King of the Jews. He never meets the Messiah, but during his travels he is able to help many people with the gifts he carries for the King. After years of travel, Artaban still hasn't met his King, but before both men die Artaban hears the voice of the Messiah.

| by Rayner, Mary

The Pig Family puts on a musical concert for charity, and during their performance, they discover that their newest member, a lady sousaphonist, is there for more than helping pigs.

| by Kurtz, Jane

A little girl remembers how her family survived a flood. The once friendly river that she loved turned wild and drove the community to evacuation. The little girl thought she would only be gone a couple of days. Days turned into weeks. When she returns, her family starts over, but where is the cat, Kiwi, that she left behind?
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