Browse Abstracts (96 total)

| by Turnball, Ann

As the rain begins, two of all the animals on the Earth are getting aboard the Ark, except one. When Noah realizes that the sloths are not on the Ark, he goes to rescue them.

| by Van Allsburg, Chris

The ants discover a delicious crystal and head out at dark to retrieve some more. Two ants liked these crystals so much that they stay and fall asleep. They awake to a horrible danger and are finally rescued by the returning ants.

| by Brown, Marcia

A little hippo's mother teaches him to talk. Anytime he was with his mother he was not afraid, but one day he went to play alone and a crocodile grabbed him. When the little hippo shouted, his mother rescued him.

| by Waddell, Martin

This book is about a princess who is forced by her parents to find a prince the traditional way -- going under a spell -- so she can be rescued by a prince. She does not like this idea, so she finds her own way to meet a prince.

| by Van Allsburg, Chris

Minna Shaw rescues a fallen witch and in return is given the witch's old broom. Neighbors think the broom is evil, but it helps the widow with her chores. The neightbors try to destroy the broom, which later comes back to haunt them.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Jemima wants desperately to hatch her own eggs. She finds a nice place to lay them in Mr. Fox's den. She almost becomes dinner, but Shep the collie saves the day.

| by Wilbur, Richard

Poor Loudmouse has trouble being quiet. Everyone does not like his noise until he saves the house from a robbery.

| by Bonsall, Crosby

Homer starts to believe he is a pest because others say he is. When the others fall in a hole, Homer thinks of a way to get them out. After they are rescued, they never call Homer a pest again.

| by Peet, Bill

Cyrus the serpent wants to have more fun, so he decides to follow a ship and destroy it. But he eventually saves it and makes sure it gets to its final destination.

| by Farmer, Nancy

Sim Webb is finally getting his chance to work on a train for the famous Casey Jones. Casey is putting a brand new whistle on his train, but Casey knows it's a bad idea. He knows that something bad is about to happen.

| by Wells, Rosemary

A little girl and doll go through town and buy goodies for a picnic with their mother. The girl gets lost and bullies tear up her doll. Her mom comes and saves her.

| by Joerns, Consuelo

Stuck on an island attic and very lonely, Sam Bear sends a message in a bottle to a boy named Peter. Peter finds Sam Bear and they sail away into a storm!When Sam Bear's firecrackers are struck by lightning, they light the stormy sky, and help is found.

| by Schotter, Roni

Eva sits on her building's steps to write about things she knows. She knows that nothing ever happens on 90th street, but her neighbors help her to write a wonderful story.

| by Egan, Tim

Chestnut Cove is a town of strange events, but caring and helpful townspeople. That all changes when King Milford decrees that the one who can grow the largest watermelon will inherit the kingdom. Pretty soon, everyone becomes too greedy to even talk to one another, and it takes a big event to get them back to normal.

| by Lobel, Arnold

Uncle Elephant comes to the rescue of his nephew because his parents are lost at sea. When the parents are rescued, Uncle Elephant leaves. The nephew promises to keep in touch with his uncle.

| by Freeman, Don

A dog named Hugo is a rescue dog for skiers. One day, Hugo finds a lost skier and brings him to safety.

| by Peet, Bill

Zach is a tiny ostrich that Zella, the zebra, saves. He grows and grows until he is bigger than Zella. When Zella has her baby, the baby is almost eaten by a tiger. Zach saves him just like Zella did for him.

| by Morley, Carol

The mayor's daughter gets carried away by an awful storm. A spider that can't walk and a pig with a cold set out to find the daughter as a team.

| by Speed, Toby

When Hattie bakes a wedding cake, many things get mixed into the cake such as a tuba, socks, and a wedding ring. The wedding was almost ruined until Hattie saves the day.

| by Potter, Beatrix

When Tommy Brock kidnaps baby rabbits and plans on eating them for breakfast, Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit must come up with a plan to rescue the babies. To their luck, Mr. Todd and Tommy Brock get into a fight and forget the breakfast.
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