Browse Abstracts (228 total)

| by Baylor, Byrd

An adult man runs into a girl in a field and she encourages him to play her favorite game. The game describes nature and it's beauty.

| by Munsch, Robert

When Michael and Sheila explore a fire truck, the bells go off and the truck is driven to a fire. When the fire chief finds the children and takes them home to their parents, they are so dirty that no one recognizes them.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

Daniel lays in bed one night and wants to know how it feels to fall asleep. He hears the world around him and the next thing he knows it is the morning. He is determined to try it the next night again.

| by Williams, Sherley Ann

Shelan tells of working the cotton fields as a little girl. She tells the different accomplishments of each person in her family in the field. Shelan wishes she could pick cotton as fast as her parents and sisters.

| by Morris, Ann

The directions and ingredients for making vegetable soup is described in this book. While listing the ingredients, there is an explanation of how they will help the soup taste when it is done.

| by Yolen, Jane

A blind princess learns to see the world through her fingertips from an old blind man.

| by Hughes, Shirley

A little girl discovers opposites in the world around her. She discovers the difference between hot and cold water and many other things in her world.

| by Lindgren, Astrid//Wickland, Ilon

Noisy Village is rich with traditions for children. Noisy Village is a fun, happy, and busy place during Christmas.

| by Verdick, Elizabeth

Learn about the different things you can do to prevent germs from spreading and why it is so important. germs are not for sharing because they can spread and make you sick.

| by Bour, Daniele

Depicts a typical day at a big pink and grey house. Each of the inhabitants goes about different activities from morning to night.

| 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 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 Arnold, Tedd

Buzz take Fly Guy with him to visit Grandma. During Grandma's excited hug, she accidentally swalllows Fly Guy! She proceeds to swallow animal after animal in an attempt to catch Fly Guy and all the animals she swallows until Fly Guy finally escapes, followed by the rest.

| by Watson, Wendy

A family shows how they enjoy celebrating the Fourth of July through a series of events like a parade, picnic, and watching fireworks.

| by Woodson, Jacqueline

Teeka and her grandmather wait fo the arrival of all their relatives at the family picnic. They both fear that Aunt Martha will show up with her dried-out apple pie. When everyone arrives, they have a wonderful feast.

| by Crews, Donald

A picturesque ride on a carousel which goes from empty to full, then faster and faster. Finally the carousel slows and stops.

| by Ziegler, Sandra

A group of children visit a bakery and learn how to bake bread and buns.

| by Valens, Amy

Danilo, the fruitman, sells oranges to all the people in town. One day he discovers a new fruit, but when he tries to sell it, people just laugh at him. When he discovers the secret of this fruit, he becomes very popular with all the people.

| by Carle, Eric

A caterpillar hatches from it's egg and is very hungry. It eats a variety of food for seven days. After it is full, the caterpillar builds a cocoon and becomes a butterfly.

| by Cuneo, Diane

Mary Louise loses her manners during breakfast one day and goes on a journey to find them all around town. Through the journey, the importance of manners becomes a reality for Mary Louise while at the restaurant, doctor's office, and library.
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