Browse Abstracts (31 total)

| by Goodall, John S.

This very detailed book shows the development of an English village from the 14th century to the present day. (A Wordless Book)

| by Monjo, F.N.

The new king of England is going to take away its charter from a Puritan town in Connecticut. When the lights go out, the charter disappears, and the English can't take it.

| by Stanley, Diane//Vennema, Peter

William Shakespeare's life is interesting and full of British history, as are his dramas.

| by Rattigan, Jama Kim

Marisa, a young Asian American girl, attempts to help make the dumplings for dumpling soup which her family has been making for generations. She hold a strong sense of pride, honor, and love in her heart for her family.

| by Goodall, John S.

A Wordless Book

| by English, Karen

Marisol is anxious to get home from school to see if she has new kittens or not. Unfortunately she is delayed by relatives and friends that stop Marisol for a favor, to speak or translate English. She happily complies and solves everyone's problems and is rewarded with her mother's love and pride.

| 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 Look, Lenore

While her mother and father go to work in Chinatown, a young girl learns how to make rice dumplings and crab and shrimp soup with her grandma. They then take a bus to Grandma's work where she cracks crabs in a factory for a few pennies per day. Grandma prepares a crab meal at the end of a hard working day, made with love as strong as ginger.

| by Kraus, Robert//Kraus, Bruce

After being asked to search for the missing bones, the detective of London sets out to find clues. Through many adventures, he locates them and saves the day. All in a day's work.

| by Simon, Norma

Manuel is a Puerto Rican child living in a large American city. Follow along with him throughout the day as various situations arise and Manuel asks, What do I say?. All of his questions and answers are offered in English and Spanish.

| by McCully, Emily Arnold

In hopes of a better life, a young orphan girl disguises herself as a boy and goes to work for a cruel professor and his flea circus.
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