Browse Abstracts (143 total)

| by Gerstein, Mordicai

May gets lost and is found by her Aunt Jane. She is informed that she has a father and trys to find him.

| by Duvoisin, Roger

A family buys a house and fixes it up. They decide to paint it many colors. They have some trouble getting the colors they want, but in the end, everything works out.

| by Foster, Doris Van Liew

A farmer tells Andy what happens to his crops from spring to winter.

| by Thomas, Elizabeth

Dorthea's Gramma has very proper and strict ways of doing things including growing green beans. When Gramma leaves for a trip, she leaves Dorthea and her father in charge but they forget to take care of the beans. Everyone is surprised when Gramma returns.

| by Lotz, Karen E.

A girl describes her busy days through each season, including all of the sights and sounds she sees as the seasons change.

| by Atwell, Debby

After the American Revolution, a barn is built and endures the many stages of history. The barn describes its transitions through farming days, world wars, peace rallies, and other historical events.

| by Burns, Diane L

The making of maple syrup is a long process. First you must grow maple trees. Next is the tapping of the maple trees to collect the syrup. Once the syrup has been collected, it is cooked. the next step is grading and then the packing of the syrup.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur is bored one spring day so he decides to go on a field trip to collect specimens. He finds himself in some difficult situations and quickly discovers how quickly his bravery can wear off. Even though things don't go as planned, he still manages to have some fun, thanks to his friends.

| by Fisher, Aileen

A girl loves the night and watches the sky and environment almost nightly. For her birthday, she wants to go out and explore that night. Her father takes her out, and they explore a wooded area finding a variety of plants, animals, and insects.

| by Delton, Judy

Lee Henry's mom hates him in the cold, snowy, winter month of January. Everything irritates his mom during this month especially Lee Henry. Does his mom really hate him in January or does she really hate January?

| by Rockwell, Anne

A young girl spends her whole day in search of her favorite robin whom she befriended last spring. On her search, she comes in contact with many other beautiful natural things before finding the robin.

| by Peters, Lisa

When a little duck comes back to soon for spring, he finds himself in the dead of winter. So the little duck imagines what it would be like if it were spring. To his surprise when he wakes the ice is melting and other ducks are around him.

| by Ehlert, Lois

Children wait for a big snowday to make their snow family. They create a dad, mom, boy, girl, baby, dog, and cat by using objects found around the house. When the sun comes out, the family melts away.

| by Flack, Marjorie

Mr. Robin flies from Georgia to New Hampshire in the spring. Then, Mr. and Mrs. Robin have three baby robins. The one male robin, Buffy, is very curious and gets into a few awkward situations that he must be rescued from.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

As summer comes and goes, we can see all of the good things that come out of a garden. It's never too early to think about next year's garden.

| by Kherdian, David

A mother sings a lullaby which describes all things that her daughter, Emily, will do as she grows older. Some of the things the mother envisions Emily doing are picking blueberries for cereal, jams, and pies, making cider, playing in the meadow, planting a garden and playing in the snow.

| by Quinn, Greg Henry

A family plants seeds in spring, watches them grow in summer, says goodbye to the garden in fall, then lets it sleep in winter.

| by Fleming, Denise

Each season brings changes to the pond including a variety of animals.

| by Pearson, Susan

Kelly enjoys all the seasons, because she and her family do many things together.

| by Burningham, John

The four seasons, spring, summer, fall, and winter, are described by what they look like and things we associate with them.
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