Browse Abstracts (172 total)

| by Manushkin, Fran

Baby rabbit and his big sister go trick-or-treating. In the beginning baby rabbit is afraid of all the costumes, but in the end, he proved that he was brave.

| by Hest, Amy

Sophie always spends a weekend with her grandparents when her parents take a trip to honeymoon cottage. Every year her grandparents have a special surprise, so she can hardly wait for this year's surprise.

| by Reiser, Lynn

A child can't wait to go fishing on Rocky Pond so she can see animals and have picnics. It's a day full of adventure and fun.

| by Teague, Mark

Three children get more than they are trick-or-treating for, when the night turns into one unexpected event after another. The neighbors pass out Broccoli Chews and Eggplant Fizzlers and the trio runs into their nemesis Leona Fleebish. With a sweep of a wand, flash of a pirate sword, and gulp of magic potion, the children create an unforgetable Halloween.

| by Hest, Amy

Baby duck dislikes her new eyeglasses. She believes they look bad and hinder her ability to play. Her grandpa convinces her that her glasses are not so terrible after all.

| by Steig, William

Caleb and Kate get into an argument, so Caleb leaves to go for a long walk in the woods where he meets a witch who puts a spell on him to changes him into a dog. In the end, burglars end up cutting off Caleb's foot (where the witch put the spell on him) in order to change him back to a man.

| by Leech, Jay//Spencer, Zane

Bright Fawn is a young Indian girl who is left in the care of her older sister. Bright Fawn's sister is upset at this, but learns to appreciate her younger sister. The tribe trades, dances, and plays games.

| by Ransom, Candice F.

Candice's mother marries Howard and they move to a new house. When Candice asks how long they will live there, Howard replies forever and she wonders how long that is. One day Candice realizes how long forever is.

| by Cutler, Jane

Join Mr. O and the rest of his worn-torn city as he plays music to improve the city's spirits. Just when things were bad enough, a rocket destroys the truck that helps to save the town. See what the community does to keep healthy during this crisis time of war.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie

The teeny tiny teacher and her teeny tiny students have a school day full of teeny tiny things. However, they are frightened by a voice coming from the closet asking for the bone the teacher found on their teeny tiny walk. Find out who the voice belongs to.

| by Jonas, Ann

William walks with his dog Wally and meets up with Wilma and her duck Wanda. They all walk together, but find when they wade in water, Wanda can move much faster.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

Learn about all of the important things in early childhood from ages one through six. At one, you've found your nose and discovered your toes. By five and six, you've learned some tricks.

| by Greenfield, Eloise

Tamika loves her grandpa and she especially loves the way she can tell how he is feeling by looking at his face. One day when her grandpa is rehearsing for a play, Tamika sees his angry, mean face. Tamika misbehaves at dinner by playing with her food, because she is afraid that he will make that face at her.

| by Loomis, Christine

Three children and their mother find new and fun things at the mall. As they walk and shop, they notice the candy store, white mice, teens gathering and more. They eventually find the perfect gift to complete their trip.

| by Hamanaka, Sheila

Emi and Martha go on a very long walk with Emi's dad. After many stops they reach Central Park, where Emi's dad makes them paper sail boats and hats. They are too tired to walk home so they take the bus. Emi's dad makes paper cranes for everyone.

| by Zolotow, C.

A little girl takes her mother for a walk and shows her all the wonderful things to see.

| by Wahl, Jan

Dracula and his companion go on an adventure to scare Agatha. To their dismay, they are too late and confront a bat. Together they work to save the bat. They learn that pets can be our best friends.

| by Van Leeuwen, Jean

Join Amanda and Oliver in four fun-filled adventures after a big snowstorm hits their town. They enjoy playing in the snow, making a snowfort, sledding down snow-covered hills, and building a snowpig.

| by Ball, Duncan

Jeremy shows a great deal of determination in finding the donkey all by himself. He constantly shows this pride by telling people not to tell him where the donkey may be.

| by Johnson, D.B.

Henry decides to take a trip to Fitchburg on foot and his friend decides to go by train. Henry partakes in numerous adventures on his journey into town, while his friend works odd jobs to earn the fare. Who will arrive in Fitchburg first?The journey to Fitchburg will prove to be an exploration of time and interests.
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