Browse Abstracts (8 total)

| by Nordgvist, Sven

Festus, the farmer, wants to bake a cake for his cat's birthday. He has many obstacles to overcome to get the supplies to make the cake. Finally, he is able to make and eat the cake.

| by Kellogg, Steven

A young boy accompanies Yankee Doodle on travels through the battle fields of the Revolutionary War. Sing through the verses of Yankee Doodle as you journey with them.

| by Florian, Douglas

A family takes a trip to the beach on the Fourth of July. The family flies kites, collects shells, builds castles, and watches fireworks.

| by de Mejo, Oscar

The alphabet is brought to life in colorful illustrations of patriotic words. The history and culture of American life influences the representation of each of the letters of the alphabet.

| by Lobel, Anita

Nini the cat takes an exciting journey in which he discovers the concepts of color, days of the week, months of the year, and numbers. Nini sees a different colored pair of shoes each day of the week, explores a variety of activities during each month of the year, and counting the sights that surround the sea where he finally comes to one hundred stars and one moon lighting up the sky around the lighthouse.

| by Watson, Wendy

A family shows how they enjoy celebrating the Fourth of July through a series of events like a parade, picnic, and watching fireworks.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

For Jesse Bear, every month has a fun activity or holiday to celebrate. From January to December, Jesse Bear wishes his family and friends many special moments.

| by Hall, Donald

Lucy spends her New Hampshire summer of 1910 doing a variety of things. She helps her mother can fruits and vegetables and make beautiful hats to sell. She attends a Fourth of July celebration where she meets an organ grinder with a monkey and a gypsy couple trying to sell picture frames. The highlight of Lucy's summer was taking the train into Boston with her mother. That was one day that Lucy will never forget.
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