Browse Abstracts (199 total)

| by McGill, Alice

After spilling a bucket of milk and being brought before the court, Molly Walsh is sent from England to America as an indentured servant. After seven long years she gains her freedom, a farm of her own, and an African slave who becomes her husband.

| by Grossman, Bill

Donna O'Neeshuck cannot understand why she is being chased by cows, moose, geese, and other animals. When she stops to ask the animals, she discovers that the way she pats their heads is irresistable.

| by Heine, Helen

Three barnyard friends set out for a change of scenery. Through their adventures, they decide that they would all be better off at home.

| by Rey, H.A.

Curious George is home alone and his mischief leads him on quite an adventure. In the end, he goes on his biggest adventure yet and becomes a hero.

| by Taylor, Mark

Henry's imagination takes him into the jungle to explore and catch a tiger that escaped from the local circus. He quickly catches it, turning his imagination into an adventure.

| by Lindbergh, Reeve

The goose gets loose and causes all kinds of racket around the farm. If the brother hadn't known why the goose got loose who knows what might have happened?

| by Babcock, Chris

Martha, a cow, will not give any more milk until she walks on the moon like the cowsmonauts.

| 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.

| by Kirk, Daniel

Join a young boy as he wanders into the snow to meet new friends. His friends are missing their noses, hats, and part of their family. Help the boy try to find what his new friends need.

| by Schnur, Steven

Each page brings a purple word and colorful picture of springtime. When read vertically, the first letters of the word form an alphabetic acrostic, from kites to eggs, hopscotch to parade, springtime is worth enjoying.

| by Bannatyne-Cugnet, Jo

Take a trip through the various activities that occur within a year. Start with hockey games, planting potatoes, fairs, and harvesting wheat. When fall approaches you will experience Halloween. To end the year is the celebration of Christmas.

| by Cross, Verda

Great Grandma tells her grandchildren of threshing day. It is a day in late June when the wheat is harvested. The men harvest the wheat while the women cook a hearty meal. This was always an exciting day for grandma and her brother. Threshing day was a day she will never forget.

| by Schroeder, Alan

Willie isn't a smart man, but he sure is strong. He decides to enter a contest to prove it. However, Delilah and her granny have to get him in shape first. Now Willie's reputation and Delilah's love depend on his winning the contest. Do you think he can do it?

| by Gerrard, Roy

Buckskin Dan and his followers embarked on a wild and dangerous journey on the Oregon Trail. After many exciting adventures like fighting off outlaws and saving an Indian boy, the group finally settles in the Willamette Valley.

| by DeWitt, Jamie

Eleven year old Jamie helps his stepfather, Butch, pick corn one autumn day. When the corn picker becomes plugged up, Butch attempts to climb off the tractor but gets caught and is seriously injured. Jamie saves Butch's life by turning the corn picker off and running for help. Jamie keeps the farm running while Butch recovers from the accident.

| by Egan, Tim

Bennett Gibbons, the only calf in his neighborhood, often feels very bored and alone. When the Andersons, a family of pigs, move in next-door, Bennett instantly becomes friends with Webster, the youngest Anderson. Come join Bennett and Webster in the joy and pains of friendship.

| by Galdone, Paul

Jack's house is a lot more than just his house. Many animals and people have a connection to this seemingly simple house.

| by Wood, Audrey

Beatrix, the buttermaid, teaches two rude giants how to be clean and beautiful and to have good manners in order to rescue her friend, Gerda the cow, from being eaten.

| by Cronin, Doreen

While the farmer is sleeping, the animals on the farm decide it is time to set the fish free from the farmer's fish tank. Follow this counting rhyme as the farm animals take you on a journey from 1 to 10. They plan to release the fish on their own special fishing trip.
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