Browse Abstracts (871 total)

| by Valgardson, W.D.

Thor wants to stay inside and watch cartoons on T.V. One day his grandfather needs help ice fishing and Thor is volunterred to help. Thor goes with grandfather, and the two ice fish for the entire day in the bitter cold. Thor ends up saving a man who falls through the ice.

| by Gwynne, Fred

A girl imagines the things her parents talk about from watching television. What are such things as gorilla warfare, car pools, and fishing tackle?It is a fun play-on-words.

| by Palmisciano, Diane

It's spring so it is time to plant the garden. Grandma and her granddaughter plant tomatoes, corn, potatoes, and lettuce. They work in the garden everyday, and soon they have vegetables for their entire family.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

A python is hungry so he decides to throw a party for all the animals in the forest. All the animals perform tricks for each other, so the python tricks the animals into crawling into his stomach. The elephant saves the animals then they all tie a knot in the python's tail as punishment.

| by Waber, Bernard

A crocodile named Lyle has a big impact on those he meets in his community. One day, a member of his family loses his job. In the end this bad event is turned around into a job well done by everyone.

| by Stevenson, James

All the animals compete to be the best at the Mud Flat Olympics and then celebrate with ice cream.

| by Roy, Ron

When David's mother and father are separated, David and his dad only see each other during their special Saturday morning breakfasts. All winter, David's dad comes every Saturday except for one. After sulking all morning, David goes downstairs in his house and is pleasantly surprised to see his mom and dad eating breakfast together.

| by Keister, Douglas

Fernando and Carmina, friends who live with their families in the Costa Ricaru rain forest, discover their climbing tree is cut down. As a present, Fernando gives her a new tree to plant and replace the destroyed rain forest environment.

| by Borden, Louise

Learn the many colors, smells, and activities of each season. We start and finish the cycle with the caps, hats, socks, and mittens of winter.

| by Conrad, Pam

Molly and her parents pick strawberries at a farm early in the morning. For the rest of the day, Molly's thoughts are only on strawberries. She puts strawberries on her cereal for breakfast, helps her mother make strawberry jelly and jam, has a strawberry and bologna sandwich for lunch, and even dreams about them during her nap.

| by Winthrop, Elizabeth

Nora loves Bear. They eat lunch, read stories, and sleep next to each other. Bear gets sick so Mrs. Duck comes to babysit. Bear and Mrs. Duck become friends.

| by Carle, Eric

A farmer lives on a small farm with his animals named one, two, three, four and five. One night as he naps, he dreams of snow fall covering his animals and him. He wakes up to discover real snow covering the ground and almost forgets a special Christmas surprise.

| by Hutchins, Pat

A boy is sent to the store for bacon and other items. As the boy walks to the store, he repeats over and over what he is supposed to get. He becomes thoroughly confused and forgets about the bacon. Once he gets home, he is sent back to the store for the bacon.

| by Hellsing, Lennart//Strayer, Paul

The crow disobeys and flies into a farmer's yard to eat berries. The farmer catches him and sells the bird because he is so bad. The baker buys him and becomes frustrated too, so he sets the bird free. The crow goes back home to his family who missed him.

| by Shelby, Anne

A grandmother explains to her grandaughter the history of the house she lives in. She begins her story at the beginning when great-great-great-great grandpa built the house. She explains how they planted corn and cooked on a wood buring stove. The story ends with the way the house looks now.

| by Wells, Rosemary

Two young rabbits try to find a fair way to decide who gets the chocolate chicken they found. The one who doesn't cheat is rewarded.

| by Hest, Amy

Samantha and her grandma share a room because her grandma is sick. One night they decide to get up and have a midnight snack. They have sundaes and look through old pictures of her grandma and grandpa.

| by Grover, Max

Max takes an alphabet tour. He sees cupcake canyon, ice cream island, macaroni merry-go-round, and peach pie pile. Max stops to visit many other letters on his tour.

| by Nikola-Lisa, W.

It is Thanksgiving, so this book gives a step-by-step sequence of what to prepare to eat and how to set the table. It focuses on the numbers 1-8

| by Burns, Marilyn

When Mr. and Mrs. Comfort decide to have a family reunion, they start making plans for their guests, including where everyone is going to sit. When people start to arrive, things start getting interesting. Eventually everything works out after some mathematical thinking.
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