Browse Abstracts (38 total)

| by Brandenberg, Aliki

Take a trip to the seaside through memories. Travel to the seaside to build sandcastles and splash around in the ocean with family members. Experience the magical, musical spell of the boardwalk at night. Never forget those wonderful memories from the trip to the seaside.

| by Koller, Jackie French

Howard is afraid to sleep in his new room. He is constantly calling out for his mommy, because he thinks he hears a monster under his bed. When Howard meets the little monster under his bed (who is really afraid of the boy above his bed), Howard is no longer afraid.

| by Fraustino, Lisa Rowe

Louis is born blind. He and his Gran play hide-and-seek or just sit and tell stories in her favorite old hickory chair. When Gran dies, her memory lives on through the gifts she leaves behind for her family.

| by Schertle, Alice

William goes to his grandpa's house where they enjoy singing, jumping on shadows, watching the stars and other things that grandpa enjoyed doing as a child.

| by Mahy, Margaret

A young boy who takes good care of his shadow is asked by a witch to watch her shadow. The witch's shadow causes many problems.

| by Brown, Marc

Arthur is having his first sleepover in a tent in his backyard. Arthur and his friends Buster and Brian plan to watch for spaceships and aliens during the night. Arthur's sister plays a trick on the boys, and they come up with a plan to get her back.

| by Galdone, Paul

Little Red Riding Hood goes off to visit her grandmother. A wolf spots her and beats her to her grandmother's house. The wolf is after both the grandmother and Red Riding Hood, but a hunter ends up killing the wolf and saving them both.

| by Daly, Niki

Sugar's grandpa, Papa Lucky, has always been a terrific dancer. Papa Lucky teaches Sugar how to dance. She becomes Papa Lucky's dancing shadow after grandma dies.

| by Nixon, Joan Lowery

Herbie wants to prove that when he is eight, he'll do everything his older brother does -- but even better!He will be the best at baseball, video games, and bike riding. Herbie realizes that he won't always be in his brother's shadow.

| by Goudey, Alice

A brother and sister witness their first sunrise. After spending the entire day frolicking in the sun, their mother teaches them about the Earth, the sun, day, night, and clouds.

| by Himmelman, John

The Badger Scouts are ready for bed, but when their counselor turns out the light strange things begin to happen. The boys think that they hear and see all sorts of monsters. After getting flashlights, glasses of water, and a last trip to the bathroom, the boys are really ready for bed.

| by Cowan, Catherine

When a little boy brings an ocean wave home with him, he finds himself in trouble. He soon realizes that he has to take the wave back to the ocean where it belongs.

| by Crews, Nina

Summertime brings really hot weather, but there's still things to do for fun in the sun and shade. Soon the weather brings a storm which cools the temperatures and brings with it a different fun.

| by Keats, Ezra Jack

Roberto and his paper mouse saves a cat from a dog. The dog traps the cat but when the paper mouse falls, it makes a big shadow and scares away the dog.

| by Rohmann, Eric

A boy makes a journey to an island in the middle of the ocean by way of a flying boat. When night falls on the island, cinder-eyed cats come out to play. The creatures of the sea come out of the water to dance and interact with the boy and the cats until the night is over. When it is morning, the creatures all leave and the boy goes home too, until it is night again.

| by Asch, Frank

Bear sees his shadow and tries to get away from it. He tries many things but nothing seems to work. Eventually, he learns that he and his shadow can be happy together.

| by Bang, Molly

From morning until bedtime, a child plays with toys to experience one fine day of activities.

| by Cronin, Doreen

There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.
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