Browse Abstracts (48 total)

| by Udry, Janice May

Mary Jo's grandmother lives alone in a house away from town without a phone. Mary Jo gets to spend Christmas vacation with her. During the visit, her grandmother falls and Mary Jo has to find a way to help her.

| by Carlson, Nancy

The pig family shows that no matter what the situation, whether its getting up for school on a Monday, feeling sad, lonely, or hurt, a hug will make you feel better.

| by Ahlberg, Allan

Bert is a young man whose life is full of adventures. He ends up safely with his family in the end --- but he spends some time in Scotland, is chased by a giant sausage, and rescues a puppy in the river.

| by Schachner, Judith Byron

A young girl has a special relationship with her Aunt May and Willy, her aunt's bird. The girl is only able to visit them twice a year, but always has an unforgettable time. When the girl's mother becomes ill the summer trip is cancelled and Aunt May plans to visit over Christmas. Unfortunately, a huge snowstorm makes the trip nearly impossible, but with the help of a Christmas friend Aunt May and Willy arrive safely.

| by Marino, Barbara Pavis

Eric is a little boy who falls off his bike and needs stiches, but is scared. His father and a nurse explain the procedure. Eric gets his stiches and a treat for being brave.

| by Watson, Wendy

Freddie the Fox's skiing trip ends in disaster!His grandmother, Bert Blue Jay, and Nellie Mouse each try to relieve his pain by telling him funny stories. By the end of the night he feels better and is ready for a good night's sleep.

| by DeWitt, Jamie

Eleven year old Jamie helps his stepfather, Butch, pick corn one autumn day. When the corn picker becomes plugged up, Butch attempts to climb off the tractor but gets caught and is seriously injured. Jamie saves Butch's life by turning the corn picker off and running for help. Jamie keeps the farm running while Butch recovers from the accident.

| by Hoberman, Mary Ann

Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.
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