Browse Abstracts (228 total)

| by Rius, Maria

Listen -- can you hear the birds chirping?Can you hear the chimes of the bells?Listen to the children sing and the waves splash. Your ears can hear so much if you use your sense to listen.

| by Cunningham, David

Imagine the sights and sounds of summertime by a country lake. During bright mornings, hot afternoons, and clear summer nights, the lake is full of life and beauty. Watch deer drink out of the lake and listen to frogs croak with delight as summer arrives.

| by Livermore, Elaine

A dog is looking for his bone and suddenly smells the scent of a cat. The reader and the dog must find the cat.

| by McMillan, Bruce

Which of your five senses are you likely to use when you look at the photos?Learn English by reading the words printed in black and learn Spanish by reading the words in blue.

| by Wiesner, David

Wonderful illustrations show what might happen with different animals at night. There sure are a lot of frogs. Can frogs fly?

| by Hughes, Shirley

A little boy and girl utilize their senses to explore the world around them.

| by Ross, Tony

Amusing pop-up illustrations correspond to the rhyming song This Old Man.

| by Van Laan, Nancy

A new baby learns how to count to ten. With each experience, the baby and her parents sing in Creole. Come along to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Haitian culture.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Night is a dark experience. In the country, you hear very different sounds when it is this dark.

| by Hunter, Anne

Possum is determined to find out who has awakened him and all his animal friends from their winter naps. They soon discover that the Peep!Peep!Peep! is coming from an ambitious frog who is ready to begin spring.

| by Pinkney, Brian

On a day when Max did not feel like talking to anyone he found two sticks to play with. Max's imagination lead him to discover communication through music.

| by Moss, Lloyd

How do different musical instruments sound when they are played?All the different instruments play together at the end in an orchestral performance. Do they receive an encore?

| by Munsch, Robert

Jason is repeatedly awakened from the noises his father makes when he is sleep walking. The last straw is when he finds him outside in the snow with only his pajamas on.

| by Grifalconi, Ann

Jimmy's dad talks about keeping up with the rhythm of the city, but Jimmy doesn't understand what his dad means until the end of the summer when Jimmy makes the city rhythms his own.

| by Iverson, Diane

Three children discover the secrets of plants, animals, and water. Exploring its wonder by using their senses, the children realize how precious and important it is to share nature, not destroy it.

| by Kantz, Robin M.

The counting song This Old Man is fun to learn. Let's learn how to count, sing music, and act out different parts of the song.

| by Wisniewski, David

A blind girl is born in the northern valley. Because she cannot see, she is blind to the curse in a great crystal. She destroys the crystal and restores her village from the curse.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

When the first snow falls, the children know that winter is just beginning. To each child the snow means many different things. As Christmas nears the snow means Christmas.

| by Kroll, Virginia

Jamila has the important responsibility of watching her little sister when their mom goes to work. While trying to ignore unfamiliar creepy sounds, Jamila comforts her sister and herself by recalling their grandmother's stories about their native homeland, Africa.

| by Banks, Kate

A young child gets ready for bed. Her father reads her a book, and her mother tucks her into bed. Soon, she is fast asleep and dreaming. The moon watches from outside as the world prepares for nightfall.
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