Browse Abstracts (44 total)

| 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 Sis, Peter

Mary and her mom walk down the street and wave for a taxi. Two bicyclists think Mary and her mom wave to them, so they wave back. Next three boys wave at the bikers and so on.

| by Nikola-Lisa, W.

Wheels are used for lots of fun activities. Children ride their scooters, bikes, and skates. Faster and faster the children keep on rolling through the country and through the town. Going up hill. Going down.

| by Schlossberg, Stephen

Ray pretends that his reliable red tricycle is a big red truck, and he wants to see the wide open country. Along his way, he has to pay for things like lunch at a restaurant, a tow truck for his wrecked truck, and a speeding ticket. Because he has no money, Ray has to do jobs like wash dishes, mow the grass, and pull weeds to pay for these predicaments. Coincidentally, these jobs are exactly the same as the chores his parents want him to do.

| by Crawford, Ron

A little girl wants a bike for Christmas REALLY BAD!She dreams about riding her new bike. Christmas morning comes, and she thinks about her new bike as she opens her other presents. She thinks she is not getting it until, finally, her parents open the closet door to show her the best present ever.

| 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 Lewis, Kim

James takes his new stuffed elephant, Harry, everywhere with him. Eventually, when Harry begins to become worn and his ears start to sag, James is old enough to start school. Being separated from a close companion like Harry will take a little more effort than James thinks.

| by Pinkney, Brian

Henry, the paperboy, loves to read the comics. One day while on his route, he imagines that he has the ability to fly. He flies around saving the day like his favorite comic hero.

| by Brindel, June Rochuy

A small boy, Luap, goes through a day in his school and town. He sees things differently than most people. For example, he sees people walking on their hands and riding their bicycles backwards. Through this, Luap learns a valuable lesson.

| by Gelman, Rita Golden

Minnie is too busy eating spaghetti in various ways in different places to play with Freddy.

| by Holabird, Katharine

Angelina breaks her bicycle while riding with Alice. She works hard to earn money for a new bike. She gets a bike for her birthday because of her hard work.

| by Wood, Audrey

Being too embarrassed to ride her old bike, a little girl schemes to get a new bike. But her family works together to fix up her old bike without having to buy the new one.

| by Wild, Margaret

Ellie's grandmother doesn't remember very much anymore. For example, she forgets where her keys are, and she needs to pay the electric bill. She does remember one thing though -- Ellie growing up. Ellie and Grandma celebrate with a picnic in the park.

| by Koller, Jackie French

When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!

| by Numeroff, Laura

Many different animals try to do unusual things such as dogs that wear sneakers. The reader is asked to imagine other funny scenarios with animals.

| by Pilkey, Dav

While everyone else is still asleep, the paperboy is up making his rounds. He has to get up very early and get dressed, eat breakfast, and fold his papers. When he is finally done delivering his papers, he goes back to bed just when everyone else is getting up.

| by Lent, Blair

Pistachio, a green cow, can ride a bicycle, walk the tightrope, and dance. Her owner, Waldo, hopes to join a circus but the circus owner is not interested in cows until his tent his empty because everyone is watching Pistochio. Waldo and Pistachio are then allowed to join the circus.

| by Blake, Quentin

Mrs. Armitage starts out with just a bike, but ends up with a one of a kind contraption!After a great deal of additions and improvements, Mrs. Armitage's bike can't take any more. She is forced to junk the bike and start over with roller skates.

| by Hurwitz, Johanna

There are six stories in this book. Russel is entering kindergarten. On the first day of school, he plays a joke on his teacher. Russel, the adventureous and creative lad that he is, makes up stories and learns how to ride his bike.

| by Slate, Joseph

An alphabet of animal students get ready for kindergarten and so does their teacher Miss Bindergarten. There are many activities and tasks for each student to do before arriving at school to hear Good morning, Kindergarten!
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