Browse Abstracts (174 total)

| by Kroll, Steven

Six children and their mother all pitch in to make Father's Day special for their father. They finish his chores for him, give him homemade gifts, and take him to see his favorite baseball team.

| by Carlson, Nancy

After a good night's rest, bunnies participate in a variety of sports such as swimming, basketball, weight-lifting, tennis, or jogging.

| by Maccarone, Grace

Two teams of young children play a game of soccer which consists of dribbling, passing, falling, slipping on the grass, and, finally, one of the teams scoring.

| by Solomon, Chuck

At 3:15 PM on Thursday, the Little Mets meet in the park to practice for their upcoming baseball game against the Bombers. They practice running, sliding, hitting, and fielding. Against the Bombers, the Little Mets fall behind early but rally to make the game exciting.

| by Durrant, Amanda

The different components of gymnastics such as posture, stretching, sliding, turning, and spinning are described. Activities to develop each of these components are included.

| by Jaeggi, Chris

There are many different kinds of sports. Sports are games which have rules to follow. Some sports are played alone and others are played with friends. You can enjoy sports by playing or by watching sports.

| by Rockwell, Anne

Bicycle, pinwheels, balloons, sand, slides, and kites are some of the things to play with in the park. Noisy things to play with in the yard, things to play with at school, and things to play with at a party are some of the other areas described.

| by Curtis, Jennifer Keats

What if you found a baby owl in your backyard? Would you know what to do? Where would you go to find help? Join young Maddie and Max as they learn a valuable lesson. Includes For Creative Minds section.

| by Gervais, Benadette//Pittau, Francisco

Phil dreams of walking on a tightrope. He practices on the edge of his bed and on the clothesline. Phil walks a tightrope that takes him over fields, past Louises's house, past the city, out to the sea, into the mountains, and back home just in time for bed.

| by Smith, Will

A father talks of ongoing love for his son from the moment he is born. As his child grows, the father tries to teach him how to be a man and also tells him how he will always be there for him. Having this child is the father's proof that his dreams have come true.

| by Kiser, SuAnn

Willy lives on a farm with her parents an eleven siblings. Willy feels like no one notices if she is around and no one cares about her. She develops a gymnastic and she feels that no one realized she was gone. When she returns home she finds everyone did miss her.

| by Nixon, Joan Lowery

Dip and his family are dinosaurs that need to head south because it is winter. They are afraid of the meat-eating Tyrannosaurus Rex. When a group of time travelers visit Dip's land, Dip learns about the T-Rex from a man named Harold who has a television. Dip cleverly saves his family from the T-Rex.

| by Ellentuck, Shan

A man walks and does everything upside down. At a birthday party, he gets other people to walk the same way.

| by Brown, Marc

Francine and all of her friends, including the new girl, Muffy, get the meanest teacher for third grade. Francine gets in trouble for cheating when it was really Muffy who cheats. Francine is kept from playing in the big softball game until at the last minute Muffy tells the truth.

| by Hearne, Betsy

A young girl tells the story of her family's history. She explains how each of her female ancestors played a very important role in the shaping of this family's history.

| by Stadler, John

Snail oversleeps and his football team may lose the game if he cannot get there in time.

| by Nixon, Joan Lowery

Herbie wants to prove that when he is eight, he'll do everything his older brother does -- but even better!He will be the best at baseball, video games, and bike riding. Herbie realizes that he won't always be in his brother's shadow.

| by Collier, Bryan

Join this boy's pride as he shares his town's sights and sounds the way he sees and hears them. You'll see Harlem along the river, street, and neighborhood.

| by Kitamura, Satoshi

Three sheep go to the beach for the last swim of the year and ask some wolves to watch their fleecy coats. When they return from their swim, they find that their wool is gone. They hire a detective to solve the mystery of their stolen wool.

| by Lasky, Kathryn

Lucille wants desperately to go out and play with her older brother and sister in the snow. As Lucille works at putting on her snowsuit, she gets stuck, frustrated and hot. Her patience is wearing thin as she waits on her mom to help. Finally, Lucille joins the snow fun, but does her bad mood go away?
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