Browse Abstracts (41 total)

| by Jaeggi, Chris

There are many different kinds of sports. Sports are games which have rules to follow. Some sports are played alone and others are played with friends. You can enjoy sports by playing or by watching sports.

| by Gosselin, Kim

Justin is scared to leave his parents for the first time to travel to camp. Asthma camp turns out to be a place he greatly enjoys. He learns about asthma and its effects on his body. By the end of the week Justin leaves camp but he can't wait until the following year to come back.

| by Conover, Chris

Mother Goose leaves her seven goslings with Mr. Mouse while she goes to town. Although the goslings have been warned not to let anyone in, the sly fox tricks them into opening the door and catches all but one. Mother Goose rescues her goslings by playing a trick on the fox.

| by Shannon, David

David is quite the mischievous student, full of energy and always keeping his teacher on her toes. His entertaining antics make it impossible not to enjoy him.

| by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Smell the hot dogs, hear the crowd, see the ball soar. Time for a baseball game!Count from 1-20 while having baseball fun.

| by Munsch, Robert

Brigid is a young girl who is fascinated with coloring. She gets bored quickly with her markers and asks for new and improved ones...until her coloring goes a little too overboard!

| by Potter, Beatrix

Peter is a little rabbit who does not listen when his mother tells him to stay away from Mr. McGregor's garden. He goes to the garden and eats some vegetables until Mr. McGregor sees him and tries to catch him. Peter finally finds his way out, but then spends the evening in bed.

| by Emberley, Michael

Ruby, a mouse, has to take cheese pies to her grandmother across town. Her mother has given Ruby strict orders not to talk to strangers, especially cats. When Ruby runs into a cat, she has to find a way to get through a sticky situation.

| by Koller, Jackie French

When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!

| by Meddaugh, Susan

The whole family, including Martha, the talking dog, is excited when Skits arrives. Skits is a young and mischievious dog. As he grows, the family thinks that it is time to give him alphabet soup so he will be able to talk. However, it doesn't have the same effect on Skits as it did on Martha. At first everyone is sad, especially Skits, until they discover his other talents.

| by Prigger, Mary Skillings

Aunt Minnie McGranahan lives alone and has a very orderly life. She has a system for doing everything from cleaning to feeding her animals. One day, Minnie receives a telegram from across the country telling her that her nieces and nephews need someone to raise them and take care of them. Despite her neighbors' doubts that nine children could never fit into her perfectly ordered schedule, Minnie and the children work as a team and live together quite nicely.

| by Yolen, Jane//Teague, Mark

Do dinosaurs say goodnight in the same way that people say goodnight?A dinosaur says goodnight to Papa in quite a different way than when Mamma comes in to turn off the light.

| by Cazet, Denys

Arnie comes home from his first day of school in the first grade. His mother makes him a snack and sits down to talk about his day. Arnie tells his mother about all the activities that took place at school. Arnie has a field trip the next Friday, and he begins to get ready for it. Arnie really enjoys school.

| by Kingman, Lee

Peter, a young boy, lives far up a mountainside on a farm with his mother and father. They live far from any town and Peter looks forward to starting school in town so he can make and have friends. Before the beginning of the school year Peter receives a pony that takes him to school. Peter discovers that his new pony can perform tricks and was once famous.

| by Greene, Carol

The order of the community is safe and secure until one night the mayor makes a law banning cats outside at night. Due to this, the community order is lost and the town is invaded. The old ladies who liked cats point out the problem to the mayor who then lets the cats out at night so order can return.

| by Ball, Duncan

Jeremy shows a great deal of determination in finding the donkey all by himself. He constantly shows this pride by telling people not to tell him where the donkey may be.

| by McGrath, Barbara

M & M candy characters guide you through the wonderful world of math as you learn the concepts of graphing, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and ordinal numbers. The best part is that you get to eat the materials you're working with. Remember not to eat too many!

| by Priceman, Marjorie

Emeline's second grade class takes a field trip to the circus. After the teacher, Mrs. Splinter, gives the class instructions on the proper behavior, the circus begins. Mrs. Splinter tells the class important information about everything they see at the circus icluding the elephants, tigers, acrobats, and even the clowns. In the meantime, Emeline gets out of her seat to buy some peanuts and an elephant picks her up to become part of the circus.

| by Glasser, Barbara

A little boy named Leroy has a hard time behaving in class. He knows that if this class does not work, he will have to change schools. He has a hard time trying to fit in.

| by Stadler, John

Mrs. Calamari moves into a new apartment and the landlord tells her No cats allowed! Mrs. Calamari is not about to put her cats out on the street, she'll have to think of something. Mrs. Calamari and her cats become friends to the landlord and he accepts them.
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