Browse Abstracts (228 total)

| by Jonas, Ann

A young girl owns a cat and a dog which are constantly falling in the pond with the fish and frogs. Each time a different animal falls in, the question, How many are in my pond? is asked again.

| by Smith, Lane

A little boy is reluctant to get a pair of glasses because he is afraid of how he will look. The doctor points out all the neat images that the boy can see with his glasses on. He is amazed at what he can see with glasses.

| by Carle, Eric

As the little cricket makes his way across the land, he encounters many friends. The little cricket's only problem is that he cannot answer. He tries rubbing his wings together, but they do not make a sound. It is only when the very quiet cricket meets a female cricket that he makes a beautiful sound.

| by Pittman, Helena Clare

Rosa wants to paint a still-life picture. First she has to gather the vegetables from her garden that she will use in her painting. Once she is done painting, what will Rosa do with all the vegetables?She's going to make still-life stew!

| by Paul, Ann Whitford

A little girl packs her bag full of things she will need for an overnight at her grandparents. She brings, snacks, toys, clothes, a toothbrush, and many other things A through Z. She does forget one very important thing, her pajamas. She borrows some from her grandfather and says I love you!

| by Waddell, Martin

Big bear and little bear walk home through the woods in the snow. When little bear is frightened by noises he hears during the walk, big bear reassures him about how the sounds are made.

| by Davies, Kay//Oldfield, Wendy

The different characteristics and uses of an apple are presented. Also included are a glossary, things to do with an apple, and a series of fun facts about apples.

| by Wellington, Monica

Mr. Baker enjoys making, decorating, selling, and eating his cookies.

| by Hutchins, Pat

When Little Pink Pig's mother is calling him for bedtime, his head is buried in apples and he can't hear her. As his mother goes around the barnyard gathering animals to help her find her son, Little Pink Pig keeps falling into places where he can't hear the animals' calls to him.

| by Bloom, Valerie

Counting fruit can be fun, especially if you get to eat it when you're done!From half a pawpaw to ten bananas, these two sisters count it all. They forget one thing though -- eating too much can make you sick!

| by Smith, Alastair

What happens to food after we eat it?It goes on a long and interesting journey through our bodies. Learn what happens as we follow the process of digestion for solid and liquid foods.

| by Chanko, Pamela//Chessen, Betsey

Do you ever wonder where orange juice comes from?Follow the growth of an orange from a tiny seedling to the ripe, juicy fruit that is squeezed to make orange juice.

| by Khalsa, Dayal Kaur

There is no pizza in May's town until Mrs. Pelligrino comes to visit and teaches them how to make delicious food.

| by Wagner, Karen

Two little boys show how to make chocolate chip cookies through a set of one word instructions.

| by Aliki

How do you taste your favorite food or see an airplane in the sky?Your five senses let you see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. You may use one sense or several at one time. Wherever you go and whatever you do, your senses are always working for you.

| by McGovern, Ann

A young man is hungry and convinces an old woman that he can make soup from a stone. By the time the soup is ready, the woman has added several things from her garden to the soup. They eat the soup and when the boy leaves her house, he pulls the stone out of his pocket.

| by Ardley, Neil

Includes all kinds of health and science experiments that will test your five senses. From reading with your fingers to tasting sweet and sour foods, all your senses will be used during this learning experience.

| by Rius, Maria

Some foods taste good, while others taste bad. Your tongue senses when foods are sweet, sour, salty, and bland. Learn how your tongue decides which foods you like and don't like.

| by Crews, Donald

Train tracks run right behind Big Mama's house in Cottondale, Florida. Every summer the children go to visit her. They are told time and time again to stay off the tracks. They are in a hurry one day and decide to walk along the tracks for a shortcut. When they get to a point where they can't turn back, a train appears.

| by Mora, Pat

With a combination of lyrics in English and Spanish, this poem describes different sounds of the desert. Each page describes new sounds for a frog, coyote, rain, wind, and snake.
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