Browse Abstracts (165 total)

| by Johnston, Tony

A little boy thinks that whales count when they sing. He believes that whales don't just make noise.

| by Grossman, Virginia

Rabbits are shown in Native American tradition. Count to ten as the rabbits perform various rhyming activities. Includes a glossary on Native American customs.

| by Bang, Molly

While counting backwards from ten to one, a father and his daughter get ready for bedtime.

| by Hoban, Tana

Photographs of letters, numbers, and coins help to introduce the alphabet and how to count some common amounts of money.

| by Axelrod, Amy

A family visits a Mexican restaurant where they use counting skills to save money. The family eats too much and everyone feels sick to their stomach.

| by McMillan, Bruce

This mouth-watering introduction to the basic unit of money uses tempting jelly beans and a simple progression of coins.

| by Brooks, B.

In summer, a few young children set up a lemonade stand. A father dresses up as different customers so the children will earn money.

| by McMillan, Bruce

Math is fun and in this case -- delicious!As each child displays the number of jelly beans, coins are also displayed to show the correct and equal amount of money.

| by Yolen, Jane

Different creatures are invited to the butterfly ball. Each creature is missing something, which you will find at the end of the journey.

| by Komaiko, Leah

Katy's family is of Yiddish decent, born in Mexico. However; Katy's Aunt Elaine enjoys spanich dancing and speaking spanish phrases. Katy attends one of Aunt Elaine's dance shows and realizes why her aunt grealty enjoys spanish dancing.

| by French, Vivian

Two ballerinas practice their movements in a sequence of the numbers one to ten.

| by Huck, Charlotte

Using ten scary Halloween things readers count from one to ten and then back down again. Each page has illustrations that sequentially correspond to a number, featuring bats, ghosts, skeletons and other Halloween symbols.

| by Anno, Mitsumasa

Daily activities in a countryside village are shown through the numbers 0 through 12

| by Morozumi, Atsuko

Follow the journey of a gorilla who finds and counts various things.

| by Jonas, Ann

A young girl owns a cat and a dog which are constantly falling in the pond with the fish and frogs. Each time a different animal falls in, the question, How many are in my pond? is asked again.

| by Davies, Kay//Oldfield, Wendy

The different characteristics and uses of an apple are presented. Also included are a glossary, things to do with an apple, and a series of fun facts about apples.

| by Schaefer, Jackie Jasina

Miranda collects tropical fruit each day of the week in order to make a headdress to wear on Sunday, which is her day to dance. Fruits such as bananas, pineapples, and raspberries are shown with a different animal indigenous to South America.

| by Bloom, Valerie

Counting fruit can be fun, especially if you get to eat it when you're done!From half a pawpaw to ten bananas, these two sisters count it all. They forget one thing though -- eating too much can make you sick!

| by Katz, Michael Jay

Learn numbers one through twelve with these counting rhymes!

| by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Using M & M candies, this book teaches young children to count, add, and subtract. Shapes and colors can be learned too.
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