Browse Abstracts (53 total)

| by Pinkwater, Daniel

As polar bear cubs, Larry and Roy know they will be sent off on their own someday. When their mother sends the cubs away, Larry finds himself in New Jersey. Here he must get a job to pay for the muffins he loves to eat. Larry encounters trouble as people realize he is a polar bear, but a kind old man comes to Larry's rescue and gives him a job and a place to live.

| by Noble, Trinka Hakes

Jimmy takes his goldfish and boa constrictor to Sealand for a birthday party with his friends. Chaos occurs when the goldfish falls in the whale's tank. Jimmy's party ends up in the tank, and they have a blast with the seals and penguins.

| by Mainland, Pauline

Yoga is an activity that children can experience in many forms. Children can imitate the ways animals move and position themselves to help relax the body and free the mind.

| by Sloat, Teri

An old woman swallows a trout and must keep swallowing different creatures to try and catch the trout. She gets quite a mouthful of animals and fish, then they all swim out.

| by Rohmann, Eric

A boy makes a journey to an island in the middle of the ocean by way of a flying boat. When night falls on the island, cinder-eyed cats come out to play. The creatures of the sea come out of the water to dance and interact with the boy and the cats until the night is over. When it is morning, the creatures all leave and the boy goes home too, until it is night again.

| by Steig, William

Amos is a mouse who gets stranded in the middle of the ocean. Boris the whale, comes to his rescue and they become the best of friends. Each helps the other to survive.

| by McCloskey, Robert

Burt Dow is an old deep-water fisherman. He goes out in his old boat one day and catches a whale tail. He puts a bandaid on the hole in his tail and later becomes a doctor to all the other whales in that school.

| by Postgate, Oliver

Noggin gives presents to all the boys and girls on his birthday. When they play their music on the boat, a whale wants to join in. Noggin makes him an instrument, so everyone is happy.

| by Harrison, Ted

A Northern Alphabet provides many examples of people, places, animals and objects under each letter. It also displays an accurate representation of northern life throughout the year.

| by Lester, Alison

During their day, Alice and Aldo work their way through the alphabet. They do all kinds of fun things like quacking with the ducks, making milkshakes, and swinging over the flowers. By the end of the day Alice and Aldo are ready for bed.

| by Rogers, Paul

Lucy falls asleep listening to the sounds of the night. Lucy was thinking about the arrival of her Grandma the next day. When Lucy wakes up, she finds herself in another world. Her house ia now located on an island. Throughout the day Lucy explores the atmosphere on the island.

| by Lester, Julius//Cepeda, Joe

God created the world with water, trees, land, animals, and people, and thought he had done a great job. God's angel Shaniqua told God that the world looked too boring. God then set out to make the world more interesting. First he made grass but that did not help much so God started singing and making beautiful music. When the flowers complained about being lonely, God called on Shaniqua to sing. Her voice was so pretty that the planets and starts started crying. The people on earth were very happy with their world and so was God.

| by Sheldon, Dyan

Lilly's grandmother tells her about whales that use to sing when they were given a gift. When Lilly offers the whales a gift of a yellow flower, they sing to her.
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