Browse Abstracts (46 total)

| by Kelley, True

Jess is excited to have the chicken pox because she gets to miss school. Unfortunately, this happiness quickly ends when she realizes it isn't fun to be stuck home without your friends.

| by Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

Melvin is a dog who does everything except take care of himself. He does other people's wash, food, shopping, and polishing. When he gets sick, he makes everyone do the same for him in return. He soon realizes he just needs to be himself and not a crowd pleaser.

| by Whitelaw, Nancy

The feelings of three generations are shared through the loving story of a girl and her grandmother who has Alzheimer's Disease.

| by Stanek, Muriel

A child is being physically abused by her alcoholic mother at home. A school nurse discovers it and sees that both of them get help.

| by Atkins, Jeannine

A family remembers an uncle that died of AIDS by constructing a quilt. Each panel reminds the family of a memory shared with Uncle Ron.

| by Gosselin, Kim

Jayson explains how having diabetes effects his day, but doesn't stop him from doing what other kids do. Like most kids, Jayson loves to play at recess and take part in gym class.
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