Browse Abstracts (47 total)

| by Wahl, Jan

Casimiro, the hero, overcomes his disability in this tale of perserverance. The world is not always kind to our disabled friends, but with a little hard work anything can be overcome.

| 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 Rius, Maria

Some foods taste good, while others taste bad. Your tongue senses when foods are sweet, sour, salty, and bland. Learn how your tongue decides which foods you like and don't like.

| 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 Riley, Linnea

A little mouse wakes up after a family goes to bed. He tries everything from crackers to peanut butter and makes a big mess while he is at it!

| by Krockover, Gerald//Krochover, Sharon

A girl talks about her Uncle Bill's Ice Cream Shop. She describes the different kinds of ice cream and tells of her favorites.

| 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 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 Nottridge, Rhoda

What is sugar?Where does sugar come from?How is sugar used?How does sugar effect our bodies?The history and definition of sugar is explained throughout this book. Also included is an explanation of how sugar is used in the kitchen along with instructions for using sugar in the kitchen.

| by Morris, Ann

The directions and ingredients for making vegetable soup is described in this book. While listing the ingredients, there is an explanation of how they will help the soup taste when it is done.

| by Yee, Paul

Maylin cooks in a restaurant in Chinatown in the New World. One day the governor of South China comes to visit and invites all of the restaurants in Chinatown to bring their best dish to a special banquet.

| by Thomas, Elizabeth

Dorthea's Gramma has very proper and strict ways of doing things including growing green beans. When Gramma leaves for a trip, she leaves Dorthea and her father in charge but they forget to take care of the beans. Everyone is surprised when Gramma returns.

| by Dooley, Norah

Carrie's mom sends her out looking for her little brother at dinner time. While she is looking, she stops at many of her neighbors' houses and tries their cultural dinners made with rice

| by Ziegler, Sandra

A group of children visit a bakery and learn how to bake bread and buns.

| by Carle, Eric

A caterpillar hatches from it's egg and is very hungry. It eats a variety of food for seven days. After it is full, the caterpillar builds a cocoon and becomes a butterfly.

| by Thomson, Peggy

Siggy takes a group of students through his spaghetti factory. He shows them how to make spaghetti from start to finish. The children get to test the pasta during their tour. Siggy tells the students of the history of spaghetti and then they all dine on spaghetti.

| 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.

| by Latimer, Jim

James Bear is tired of grazing and eating alfalfa. He desires to eat something with more calories, protein and more taste. So Bear goes to his friend, the crow, who provides Bear with an oven and ingredients to make a raisin-soybean pie. This is no ordinary pie!

| by Stojic, Manya

On the African savanna, the animals are all excited to pass on information about the storm to others. The animals use their five senses to experience and predict the needed rain.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

In November the air is chilly. The earth and all of it's animals and people begin to prepare for winter. Animals begin to sleep more and make warm homes for themselves. Friends and family gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving. Enyoy the sites, sounds, and activities of November.
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