Browse Abstracts (2210 total)

| by Purdy, Carol

A pioneer woman named Iva Dunnit tries to save her house from the Big Wind. Her children use their wits and work with their mother to save their property from the wind storm.

| by Voigt, Cynthia

Rosie's four adventures are quite eventful for a dog that loves chaos.

| by Monjo, F.N.

Tom misbehaves in church and is sent home early. He goes to play in the barn and discovers runaway slaves. He and his father help them escape and Tom learns all about freedom through the Underground Railroad.

| by Gerstein, Mordicai

The history of a room for rent is depicted. The past owners of the house, their lives, and why they moved is shown.

| by Tobias, Tobi

Rachel and her grandmother prepare for a special dinner guest, Sophie, who is grandmother's oldest friend. They go through a lot of work to make sure everything is perfect.

| by Steig, William

Yorick considers his brother, Charles, to be a first rate pain. When Yorick concocts a potion that shrinks himself to the size of a peanut, Charles takes care of him and struggles to find an antidote before their parents return.

| by Prater, John

Let's learn the days of the week!Each day is defined by the many activities that the family does.

| by Johnston, Tony

At midnight, Nicholas Greebe dies. The following day he is buried by his family. However, a small dog digs around his grave and runs off with one of Nicholas Greebe's bones!This upsets Nicholas. His ghost decides to haunt his family until the missing bone is returned.

| by Waddell, Martin

After Tom's mother brings her new baby home, friends and family bring over lots of teddy bears for the new baby. Soon there are so many teddy bears that there is no room left for Tom to sit with mom and the baby. Tom's mother reassures Tom that there is always a place for Tom.

| by Zolotow, C.

A little boy who lives in the country asks his mother what a park is like.

| by Zolotow, C.

A little boy wishes he had a father. He tells his mother all the things he would do with his father if he were there.

| by Tejima, Keizaburo

Father Owl hunts for fish at nightfall to feed his hungry family.

| by Hoban, Julia

It is a windy fall day in the park. Amy plays on the swings and flies a kite.

| by Munsch, Robert

Moira's birthday wish is to have a party with all of the kids in the school from kindergarten to sixth grade. She orders 200 pizzas and 200 birthday cakes. What will her parents do?

| by Choi, Sook Nyul

Yunmi's grandmother moves from Korea to New York City and is not used to American traditions. Yunmi worries that other people will make fun of her grandmother.

| by Fassler, Joan

Ellen's mother goes away on a business trip leaving her alone with her father. Ellen and her father have a very good time being together while the mother is away. Ellen decides she wants to marry somebody just like her daddy when she grows up.

| by McPhail, David

Emma's television will not turn on one day, so her family tries to keep her occupied while they fix it.

| by Coerr, Eleanor

Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her to win.

| by Roser, Wiltrud

As everyone knows, the Easter Rabbit comes on Easter Sunday. But did you know there are many different kinds of Easter rabbits?Let's learn about the funny and interesting characteristics of each kind!

| by Yorinks, A.

Louis inherits his father's meat store after he dies. Louis never like meat and prefers fish. He eventually turns into a fish himself.
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