Browse Abstracts (131 total)

| by Yorinks, A.

Milton and Morris are orphaned twins. They try to agree and work to survive. A job as tailors brings them back to their parents whom they thought were dead.

| by Carrick, Carol

Professor Potts is traveling with his family across the country when his dog finds a very old, big bone. Professor Potts collects many bones and takes them to his laboratory to study them. Professor Potts assembles the bones in different combinations until he finally comes up with a Tribrontosaurus Rex!

| by Gunthorp, Karen

Despite warnings not to go looking for strawberries because of the wolf, Adam goes anyway and finds a pleasant and unexpected friend.

| by Wood, Douglas

This is a tale of the animal's and nature's search for God, and later man's search for God. Through the eyes of God's other creations, we are shown God's unending love and eternal presence in our lives, and we are reminded that we were put on earth to be stewards for the earth and messengers of God's love.

| by Wormell, Christopher

Blue Rabbit, Bear, Goose, and Dog all go looking for new places to live because each of them are unhappy with where they currently live. They help each other find new places to live.

| by Thompson, Lauren

Upon the arrival of his first Christmas Eve, a little mouse explores his house which is full of Christmas surprises. His Christmas discoveries culminate in the appearance of the one and only Santa!

| by Ludwig, Warren

Granny Rose and her dog, Henry, go for a walk in the woods and get stuck in a blizzard. Henry finds a cave for shelter, where the two run into a bear.

| by Scarry, Richard

The animals learn how to depend on air to fly planes, dry laundry, blow out candles, inflate tires and many other uses.

| by Keats, Ezra Jack

Peter wants to learn how to whistle to make his dog, Willie, come.

| by Yolen, Jane

Eeny, Meeny, and Miney Mole live life underground and they have no idea what life up above is like. One day, Eeny burrows up above ground and discovers day, night, light, darkness, and the four seasons.

| by Lyon, George Ella

A young boy is hired to be a helping hand with the farm animals during a move. On a train, he tells of his travels from Kentucky to Canada.

| by Guest, Elissa Haden

Iris is disappointed when her family moves to the country. There are no other children to play with and it is very boring for her. No one can seem to cheer Iris up, and then Grandpa comes along. He asks her to take a walk down the road. Will this walk help Iris find what she has been missing?

| by Miles, Miska

An alley cat goes on an adventure to different places. He has a few fights, finds some food and then goes home again.

| by Wahl, Jan

A young boy and his cat, Ginger, do things together. Ginger starts running away and disappearing for whole days and nights. The boy imagines where Ginger could be, and then finds out that Ginger has seven kittens.

| by Ryder, Joanne

Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

| by Wikler, Linda

Join Alfonse and Little Bird as they play the game of hide-and-seek. Alfonse and the other geese search all around for Little Bird but have no luck in finding her. If Alfonse were quiet, however, perhaps he might be able to hear her.

| by Gregory, Valiska

Three mythical stories told by a wise old bear help a mourning king go on with his life after his wife, the queen, dies.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

What would you do if you lived at the zoo?Would you stay with the lions and tigers or would you hang with the monkeys?How would you talk to the animals at the zoo?Take a trip to this zoo and find out just exactly what you would do if you live at a zoo.

| by Lindman, Maj

Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka offer to care for their Aunt's hens while she is away. One of the hens disappear and the girls find her and a great surprise!
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