Browse Abstracts (230 total)

| by Wahl, Jan

Rabbits skate into all sorts of mischief. They go over bridges, down hills, and through water as they dodge the police and end up at Championship Skate Night.

| by Balian, Lorna

Granny prepares an Easter egg hunt for her family. Meanwhile, the rabbits that live below are convinced their father is the Easter Bunny.

| by Mariana.

A little girl dresses up her dolls to go to an Easter party but did not have anything for Miss Flora. A sweet rabbit notices she is crying and finds a solution. He has his aunt make Miss Flora a new bonnet. She wins a prize for the most original costume.

| by Ehrlich, H.M.

Different animals are under the care of an old-fashioned country doctor named Dr. Duck. A crow has a broken toe, a baby mouse has a fever, and a beaver has a cough. Everyone comes to help Dr. Duck when he gets sick.

| by Anderson, Lonzo//Adams, Adrienne

A boy wants to perform in front of the king at a festival. He first has to find a special talent. He tries to sing, juggle, and finally he comes up with something the king will love.

| by Adler, David A.

A little rabbit is hungry, but his mom does not have any food in their cupboards. So, little rabbit and his mom go to a neighbor to get some food. In return for the food, they must do many favors.

| by McNamara, Louise

Henry has finally decided what to do with all of the pennies his father gave him. We wants to buy a white elephant at the school fair. When he realizes that the white elephant booth is just things that no one wants, he is sad, but soon finds something that he wants.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie

Marigold and grandma go into town to buy Marigold a new hat. On the way to feed the ducks, Marigold's hat blows off. Grandmother shows Marigold how to make friends with the wind. At the end of the day, they have wonderful memories with photos.

| by Cullen, Catherine Ann

Each day of the week, a young girl goes out searching for something new to see. Each day she encounters someone who needs the help of one of the six buttons on her magical coat. They are all grateful of the young girl's kindness and help. After helping each of them, her magic runs out on Sunday.

| by Barash, Lynne

A mother explains to her daughter that winter is more than just cold and gray. In fact, winter has the colors of blue, orange, green, and red. You can be happy in the wintertime too.

| by Denton, Kady MacDonald

Trying to get noticed with a new baby in the house, Anna pretends to be different animals. But even a lion, the biggest, loudest animal of all, still needs a nap!

| by Potter, Beatrix

Ginger and Pickles have to close their store when they run out of money, but Henny Penny opens it back up for business.

| by Brown, Marc

Arthur's little sister, D.W., finally gets her first library card. However, in oder to get it she must first learn to write her full name. She finds hilarious ways to take care of her first library book until Arthur shows her the tricks of the trade.

| by Scarry, Richard

After contracting his third sore throat of the year, Huckle is told that his tonsils need to be taken out. Afraid of the hospital and the word operation, Huckle tries to sneak out. His friend, Lowly, takes Huckle around the hopital to show how others are brave. Huckle decides that he too is brave and will go through with the operation.

| by Asch, Frank

A young turtle on the way to a pond comes in contact with many new experiences. His new experiences take him from being a young turtle to a wise old turtle.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Beatrix Potter puts beautiful illustrations to classic nursery rhymes such as Three Blind Mice.

| by Turkle, Brinton

A magician gave Millicent a box and told her there was a white rabbit inside. When a doll appeared instead of a rabbit, the girl and her father searched for the magician. After they found him, the magician showed how his magic could turn the doll into a rabbit.

| by Goble, Paul

This Native American story describes some boys who are alone in the wild at night. They meet a wolf who has close kinship to a tribe until the white men drives the wolves away. The boys bring the wolves back.

| by McBratney, Sam

Little Goosey and Big Gander Goose search for shelter from a storm. Together they visit several animals looking for the perfect place but don't want to hide with anyone else. They find a place, but end up sharing it with the other animals.

| by Morrow, Suzanne Stark

Because it is winter and no seals can be found, Inatuk and the people in his village are going hungry. In order to survive, Inatuk's family must move into the city where his father can work. Inatuk has a hard time because he must leave his best friend.
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