Browse Abstracts (29 total)

| by Lobel, Anita

Nini the cat takes an exciting journey in which he discovers the concepts of color, days of the week, months of the year, and numbers. Nini sees a different colored pair of shoes each day of the week, explores a variety of activities during each month of the year, and counting the sights that surround the sea where he finally comes to one hundred stars and one moon lighting up the sky around the lighthouse.

| by Dalgliesh, Alice

The pilgrims voyage across the ocean from England to the new world. Many hardships await them in America, but they are determined to get there. After a long, cold winter and a beautiful spring, summer and autumn, the pilgrims celebrate Thanksgiving with the Indians.

| by dePaola, Tomie

Tommy wants to be an artist when he grows up, but when he has his very first art lesson in first grade, he is very disappointed. He learns to compromise, and he is happy in the end.

| 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.

| by Helldorfer, M.C.

Let's enjoy the frosts of autumn, the snow of winter, the renewal of spring, and the warmth of summer. What do we all look forward to during each season of the year?

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Together, Henry and his dog, Mudge, watch the leaves turn colors, listen to Halloween stories and eat Thanksgiving dinner.

| by Ipcar, Dahlov

After the farmer plants his crops, he needs to keep a close eye on them. He puts up a scarecrow to scare the birds, then chases the chickens out of his field. When autumn comes, he harvests his crops and makes a big Thanksgiving dinner.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

For Jesse Bear, every month has a fun activity or holiday to celebrate. From January to December, Jesse Bear wishes his family and friends many special moments.

| by Dragonwagon, Crescent

It is a Thanksgiving feast and animals from all the letters of the alphabet bring all kinds of food to the potluck. The alligator brings apples, a bear brings bread and butter, and the cat comes with cherry cobbler.
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