Browse Abstracts (22 total)

| by Blance, Ellen & Cook, Ann

While running in a race with his friends, Monster trips over a stick and hurts his foot. Monster's friends advise him to go to the hospital. At the hospital a lady doctor cares for Monster; which is not an easy task due to his adnormally large size. The doctor determines that his foot is sprained and with the help of the children she is able to find a suitable crutch for Monster.

| by Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Fourteen poems about everyday life tell about friends moving away, forgetting your pants and the death of a class pet. Other poems include Winter Rabbit, Play Ball, Nightmare, and My Friend Is Gone.

| by Yang, Belle

Hannah and her family come to America from Taiwan to gain freedom. For them to become Americans and have their freedom, they must obtain their greencards. Hannah and her family's journey of over 2 years, encompasses many trials. Hannah and her family feel relief, excitement and prode as they finally receive their greencards and are now able to call American their home.

| by Reynolds, Aaron

The barnyard animals of Nuthatcher Farm are discontent as they grow weary of the same old slop and feed. Their worries are laid to rest when the rooster devises a plan that leads to the first ever barnyard fiesta, complete with chips and salsa, guacamole and nachos. Their celebration is halted however, when they can find no more supplies on the farm. Is someone else on the farm planning a fiesta of their own?

| by Bunting, Eve

Tess and her friend Wee Boy experience the excitement of an Irish country fair on the first Thursday of every month. Tess's father hopes to buy pigs at Market Day if the price is right.

| by Cronin, Doreen

Duck and his friends decide to participate in the county fair, behind Farmer Brown's back. Farmer Brown knows his animals are up to something, but doesn't know what. To keep them out of trouble, he takes them to the fair with him. Little does he knnow, that's exactly where they wanted to be!

| by Blackstone, Stella

The twelve months are packed with much action! Discover all twelve months and the four seasons while looking for the items and details in the illustrations. People demonstrate all of what makes the entire year so special, starting with January, of course!

| by Prelutsky, Jack

During a summer, a little boy plays baseball and goes to the beach, a museum, and a county fair. By the end of the summer, he is ready to go back to school.

| by Blake, Robert

A fledgling spreads his wings and flies from a skyscraper for the first time. His flight leads him to an amusement park and subway. He gets lost and becomes scared. Will he ever find his way home?

| by Watson, Clyde

A girl picks shiny red apples, fills her cart, and takes off to the county fair. Judges at the fair decide who brought the best pumpkins, jelly, and apples. The winner takes the prize.

| by Singer, Marilyn

A little girl thinks about the upcoming day at the Strawberry Day Fair in June.

| by Tudor, Tasha

One summer, a brother and sister decide to enter the country fair. They enter their calf, gander, and strawberry jam. After a big day of exploring the fair, the children head home. At the end of the week, the children are happy to find that their animals and jam have won awards.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

Rosie becomes seriously ill after the fair leaves town. Everyone is worried until she dreams a beautiful dream about the fair and the carousel. This dream gives her the hope she needs to get well.

| by Kroll, Steven

Because of Sylvie's goodness, her wicked stepmother and stepsister are vanquished, and she becomes Queen of the May. Because she selflessly helped others, they help her in return.

| by Crews, Donald

An evening at the fair is seen through the eyes of young children. There are so many fun things to see and do. Enjoy the food and rides, but hurry -- the fair is closing soon!

| by Schatell, Brian

Farmer Goff has a turkey that he wants to enter in the county fair turkey contest to win a blue ribbon. Sam the turkey likes Mrs. Goff's pie and eats it all the time. Farmer Goff is upset because his turkey will not win a blue ribbon at the fair. But in the end Farmer Goff and Sam still win a blue ribbon, but in the pie eating contest.

| by Speed, Toby//Root, Barney

All the prize potatoes at the county fair have snuck out to ride the Zip!Hackemup the chef realizes that he needs potatoes in his stew. He spies the spuds and bags them in his burlap sack. But, because the potatoes don't have ears, they don't listen to Hackemup. They escape as the chef is cooking and the potatoes are once again free and brave potatoes.

| by Martin, David

Everyone knows the five little piggies- one that goes to the market, one stays home, one has roast beef, one has none, and one goes we, wee, wee all the way home. Now we will finally learn why these little piggies did all these different things!

| by Ets, Marie Hall

Mister Penny takes all of his farm animals to the fair to win a prize. He enters all them but his old horse Limpy. All the animals make trouble at the fair because of their curiosity, and Limpy ends up winning the horse races. Mister Penny wins a prize after all.

| by Cooper, Elisha

At the county fair, there are many animals to see, events and contests to try, and lots of food to eat. But the fair can't last forever -- soon all the tents have to come down.
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