Browse Abstracts (275 total)

| by Bliss, Corinne Denias

Nikolai shipped his last carved matryoshka from Russia to a toy store in America. While on display, one of the six dolls gets bumped from the shelf and begins a great adventure away from her sisters. She survived the snow, the stream, a bird, and a cat before being found by the very girl who had bought her sisters, and they were all together once again.

| by Polacco, Patricia

Appelemando's dreams color the town. The adults do not appreciate the significance of his dreams until he uses his power to save the children.

| by Lionni, Leo

A little chameleon is sad because he does not have a color of his own. He meets another chameleon who befriends him and they become the same colors together.

| by Valentine, Johnny

Lou and his friend are discussing their dads. Lou has two dads that are blue. Lou's two blue dads like to cook, play, laugh, and work just like his other dads. Lou and his friend discover that blue dads aren't really different from other dads.

| by Hoberman, Mary Ann

Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

| by Reiss, John J.

Familiar objects that share the same color are depicted next to the name of the color.

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| by Berger, Barbara Helen

A lonely little girl had an imaginary playmate come one sunny day. She brought color, warmth, and enjoyment. The playmate left when the sun set with a promise to return when the sun rose the next day.

| by Turner, Gwenda

This book tells about 10 main colors. It gives tangible examples of these colors that help children to understand.

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| by Rockhill, Dennis

A backyard snow bear comes to become an integral part of a little girl's slumber. She explores the arctic landscape in the bear's company and awakens to question the authenticity of the experience. Was her excursion fantasy or reality?

| by Hubbard, Patricia

A little girl's box of crayons comes to life. Each color of crayon speaks of its role through different actions and rhyme words.

| by Dahl, Michael

Learn to count by fives through artistic handprints made by children. Students use handprints to create leaves, butterflies, and turkeys, as well as other objects. Count along with the fingers from five to fifty. Dominoes at the bottom of each page show another way to count.

| by Merriam, Eve

There are many different ways to count to eleven, because the number eleven is always missing.

| by Dahl, Michael

Welcome to the everyday lives of ladybugs! As the ladybugs go through their daily routine, you can count by fives to experience many different adventures.

| by Garland, Sherry

When a raging storm destroys the sand dunes that several animals and plants called home, a community works together to restore the dunes in a most creative way. Includes an author's note about the ecology of the coastal sand dunes and what is being done to preserve them.

| by Cousins, Lucy

Come travel along with Little Fish to meet his many friends. As we count, identify colors, and look for opposites among the many examples, we learn it is okay to have friends different from you.
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