Browse Abstracts (54 total)

| by Tudor, Tasha

Alexander the Gander loves heliotrope pansies, so he sneaks away from the pond to get a taste at Mrs. Fillow's garden. He eats some nice young vegetables too. When he gets caught, he takes off running for home. Sylvie, his owner, makes him apologize to Mrs. Fillow, and she forgives him.

| by Tyler, Linda Wagner

At three o'clock, all the students at school went home except for a young hippopotamus. His mother did not come to pick him up so he helped out around school while he waited.

| by Bunting, Eve

Tony and his extended family celebrate the birthday of the Statue of Liberty every October. They travel out to Libery Island to have a picnic and show their appreciation to the meaning the statue brings. Tony is embarrassed by his family's dedication, but in the end realizes the meaning of the statue.

| by London, Jonathan

A little girl named Katie is curious about adoption and who her real mom is. Katie goes to the zoo and adoptes a stuffed Koala so sch can protect and teach someone.

| by Carle, Eric

Learning the letters of the alphabet can easily be accomplished with this book. The letters are boldly presented throughout the story. A child is able to learn the capital and lower case forms of all the letters in the alphabet with this story. (A Wordless Book)

| by McGrath, Barbara

M & M candy characters guide you through the wonderful world of math as you learn the concepts of graphing, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and ordinal numbers. The best part is that you get to eat the materials you're working with. Remember not to eat too many!

| by De Veaux, Alexis

Sudan had unruly hair. Everyone made fun of him for it. He found a place to be himself with people who were like him. He began to appreciate his differences.

| by Brooks, Jennifer

A young princess with a pure heart plays with three gnomes who are handicapped. She is kind and accepting to her new friends. In turn, she gains another friend.

| by Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

Because she has already discovered the wonders of God, Suzy understands the true meaning of her friend's death.

| by Mills, Lauren

Minna wants to go to school but she has no coat. Her mother and friends make her a coat out of clothing scraps. Minna wears it to school and the kids make fun of her until she tells them the stories behind each of the clothing scraps.

| by Halliman, P.K.

A vision of harmony celebrates differences among people. These vibrant pictures and rhymes help portray the notion that uniqueness in individuals is what makes each of us so special.

| by Martin, CLG

After making veterinary rounds with her grandfather, Junie Mae realizes that money and curly hair are not the most important thing in life when she sees how her grandfather is paid in food.

| by Wallace-Brodeur, R.

Molly is tired of her younger sister, Susan. She tells stories about Susan for one week and realizes she's not so bad afterall.
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