Browse Abstracts (55 total)

| by Zimelman, Nathan

When Mitsuo hoes his garden, he finds rare things in nature which he tries not to harm. All the while, his dad makes sure he's working.

| by Smith, Lane

A little boy is reluctant to get a pair of glasses because he is afraid of how he will look. The doctor points out all the neat images that the boy can see with his glasses on. He is amazed at what he can see with glasses.

| by Smith, Alastair

What happens to food after we eat it?It goes on a long and interesting journey through our bodies. Learn what happens as we follow the process of digestion for solid and liquid foods.

| by Chanko, Pamela//Chessen, Betsey

Do you ever wonder where orange juice comes from?Follow the growth of an orange from a tiny seedling to the ripe, juicy fruit that is squeezed to make orange juice.

| by Aliki

How do you taste your favorite food or see an airplane in the sky?Your five senses let you see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. You may use one sense or several at one time. Wherever you go and whatever you do, your senses are always working for you.

| by Ardley, Neil

Includes all kinds of health and science experiments that will test your five senses. From reading with your fingers to tasting sweet and sour foods, all your senses will be used during this learning experience.

| by McMillan, Bruce

Which of your five senses are you likely to use when you look at the photos?Learn English by reading the words printed in black and learn Spanish by reading the words in blue.

| by Wiesner, David

Wonderful illustrations show what might happen with different animals at night. There sure are a lot of frogs. Can frogs fly?

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

When the first snow falls, the children know that winter is just beginning. To each child the snow means many different things. As Christmas nears the snow means Christmas.

| by Bond, R.

A young girl from India plants a cherry seed with her grandfather. They observe the tree as it grows through the seasons and eventually it grows quite large. The tree serves as a constant reminder of the girl's grandfather.

| by Grifalconi, Ann

Sissy is sad and lonely because she thinks about her father who died when she was a baby. Sissy's Uncle Dan helps her to understand differences among people and cheers her up through the use of his cornfields. He also makes her understand that even though her father is not alive, she has a family that loves her very much.

| by Roca, Nuria

Your body can do so many things. When you were born, you were only a baby. Then as you grew, you learned how to walk, eat, hear, taste, smell, see, and touch things. It is important to take care of your body so that it can continue to sense the world around you.

| by Munsch, Robert

When Michael and Sheila explore a fire truck, the bells go off and the truck is driven to a fire. When the fire chief finds the children and takes them home to their parents, they are so dirty that no one recognizes them.

| by Yolen, Jane

A blind princess learns to see the world through her fingertips from an old blind man.

| by Barash, Lynne

A mother explains to her daughter that winter is more than just cold and gray. In fact, winter has the colors of blue, orange, green, and red. You can be happy in the wintertime too.

| by Arnold, Tedd

Buzz take Fly Guy with him to visit Grandma. During Grandma's excited hug, she accidentally swalllows Fly Guy! She proceeds to swallow animal after animal in an attempt to catch Fly Guy and all the animals she swallows until Fly Guy finally escapes, followed by the rest.

| by Watson, Wendy

A family shows how they enjoy celebrating the Fourth of July through a series of events like a parade, picnic, and watching fireworks.

| by Zolotow, C.

A mother's story helps a little boy imagine the sights and sounds of the seashore, even though he's never seen the ocean.

| by MacLachlan, Patricia

John's grandfather is blind. John spends the day with him and tries to look at things in the same way his grandfather does.

| by Caseley, Judith

Sarah helps to choose, to plant, and to water plants in her grandpa's garden. After a while, her grandparents invite her for lunch made with ingredients from the garden.
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