Browse Abstracts (312 total)

| by Ballard, Robin

A little girl copes with moving to a new house with mama and papa. Before they leave for the new house, the girl says good-bye to the old house and all the rooms in it. When they arrive at the new house, she decides the change is not as bad as she thought.

| by Bunting, Eve

A mother and son huddle together in a cardboard box on Christmas Eve when a mysterious woman knocks on their door. They give her a place to sleep, a small cookie, and a coat for a blanket. On Christmas morning, an angel appears and changes their life forever.

| by Ross, L

A little old man's wish before his death is to attend his granddaughter's wedding and see her happy with her new husband. His journey is plagued with troubles and his gift of pearls is stolen.

| by Say, Allen

Sam, a young Asian American boy, realizes first hand what it is like to be an old man. He wakes up one morning with a much older look, but is the same young boy on the inside. He has a difficult time convincing his family and friends that he is the same boy they all know.

| by Delton, Judy

A young boy develops allergies and isn't able to keep his dog. He copes with the separation although it isn't easy.

| by Yorinks, A.

Louis inherits his father's meat store after he dies. Louis never like meat and prefers fish. He eventually turns into a fish himself.

| by Zolotow, C.

A tiger family moves and Thomas worries that no one will like him in his new home.

| by Zolotow, C.

A little girl's best friend finds a new friend to play with. The little girl hopes she finds a new friend too.

| by Scarry, Richard

This book is collection of little stories about busy people and what they do. The book depicts all the different things that go on in a city.

| by Anderson, C.W.

Billy and his pony, Blaze, ride off for a day in the woods together. They get lost in the woods and they need to find their way home before the storm.

| by McCloskey, Robert

A family goes to a summer island house. The daughter makes friends and learns a different way of life. They all experience a hurricane.

| by Byars, Betsy

Anthony is a wild and creative little brother who, in the course of four different stories, tests the patience of his older brother.
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