Browse Abstracts (262 total)

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Asher, a Jewish boy, wonders into the night to borrow an egg for his mother. Along the way he gets lost and discovers a house with three old women inside knitting caps. Asher finds out that these caps are magical and he, the women, and the fairies fly off to Jeruselum for a Hanukkah party. He returns home some time later to discover his family thought he was not coming back.

| by Bogacki, Tomacz

When two friends, Cat and Mouse, go outside one day to play in the green meadow, they are very surprised to find snow instead of grass. Together, they discover the fun of playing in the cold, white snow.

| by Van Leeuwen, Jean

A young boy and his family leave England with many other people to search for a new life in a new land. They dream of finding a place where they can worship God in their own way. During their journey, everyone endures many hardships, but they find what they are looking for.

| by Polette, Keith

When one duck decides he wants to see what winter is like, he realizes the hard way that it takes a lot of work to be a snow duck. Luckily, he has time and flies south for the winter.

| by Fleming, Denise

An educational book with a little bit of everything from nursery rhymes to counting plus colors, fruits, seasons, alphabet, and animals.

| by Henkes, Kevin

Oh!How white everything is in the morning when it snows. Everyone wants to play in the snow. Squirrels, cats, dogs, rabbits, and children get excited to play in the snow. When the sun goes down, the snow looks blue and play time is over for everyone.

| by Dabcovich, Lydia

A bear is luckily in hibernation when a hunter comes to look for him, but wakes up when spring returns.

| by Willard, Nancy

Friendship is very important to this little rabbit who wants to nap with his bear friend. Unfortunately for the rabbit, he learns he cannot rest as long and as peacefully as the bear can. He learns that he is meant to be free doing somersaults downhill in the snow.

| by Hoban, Russell

Letita is the spring queen and Miss Green tells her she must find a song to put Mr. Brumus, who is in charge of winter, to sleep. With the help of a magic string and her own creativity, she finds a song.

| by McClung, Robert M.

A bear cub discovers the dangers and delights of the forest. The cub learns to hunt, fish, hibernate, and eventually chooses a mate.

| by Gammell, Stephen

A bear who hibernates every year in the winter, decides that this winter he was going to wake up for Christmas. To his surprise, when he wakes up it is wonderful. He met a special guy dressed in a red suit that took him around to see things. The bear did not know it was Santa Claus.

| by Marino, Dorothy

Buzzy Bear goes south with the birds, but realizes he forgot some important articles. He goes back home, becomes tired, and decides to take a long winter's nap.

| by Marino, Dorothy

Buzzy bear wants to see his first snow fall. He helps the little woodland creatures and birds get food and then makes a surprise for his father when he returns home.

| by George, Jean Craighead

Bessie finds a new friend while exploring an ice ship-- a baby polar bear. She and Snow Bear play together like best pals. Bessie's brother and Snow Bear's mother watch carefully because they are both concerned and worried about their friendship. Will Bessie and Snow Bear's happiness be enough to keep them together?

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

A kitten comes to an island and learns that the island is part of the world, just like he is. The island enjoys being both part of the world and on its own as the seasons change.

| by Cutler, Jane

Join Mr. O and the rest of his worn-torn city as he plays music to improve the city's spirits. Just when things were bad enough, a rocket destroys the truck that helps to save the town. See what the community does to keep healthy during this crisis time of war.

| by Nygaard, Elizabeth

The snakes of Snake Alley love their snake band. The snakes hiss and bop their tails to make a great sound together. One summer day, a cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle tell the littlest snake that they would like to be in a band and demonstrate their unique sounds. Snake only wants to be with his snake band until he realizes that they never sound different at all and maybe it would be nice to have the other musicians in the snake band too. The other snakes do not like his idea, so the littlest snake starts his own band with the cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle.

| by Cook, Jean Thor

Joey wishes Daddy still lived at home and has a great deal of trouble accepting Bill, his new stepfather. After many experiences with Bill, like playing ball and swimming, Joey decides there is plenty of room in his life for Daddy and Bill. He loves both of them.

| by Owen, Mary Beth

An alphabet describes the lives and adventures of caribou from winter through spring.

| by Hughes, Shirley

Alfie takes you on a search for the things and people in his life that match the letters of the alphabet. Alfie's family and friends are drawn with detail and bright colors that make you excited to see what is next. His sister, Annie Rose, also enjoys Alfie and his things. She is shown quite frequently along with him.
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