Browse Abstracts (197 total)

| by Mahy, Margaret

Norman was a good swimmer who was upset with all of the other swimmers who got in his way. He pretended he was a shark to get them out of his way.

| by Cazet, Denys

On his way to school, Russell drops his math book in the pond. The teacher finds a fish in it when she opens it. Russell worries all day long about what to do with the fish. He finally comes up with a solution in art class.

| by Seuss, Dr.

Each day, we can all be in different moods. But did you ever feel as if your mood was like a color?Find out what colors represent certain animals and different feelings in this bright story.

| by Madder, Eric

A curious clownfish wants to explore the other creatures of the ocean. He goes out on an adventure and finds out what creatures are friendly and what creatures are dangerous.

| by Pfister, Marcus

Rainbow Fish and his friends are playing flash-tag with their shiny scales. When a striped fish comes to play, they won't let him join their game. Suddenly a shark appears, so Rainbow Fish and his friends risk their lives to save the lonely striped fish.

| by Isadora, Rachel

Pop!The numbers 1-1,000,000 are counted through pop art, ranging from astronauts, fish, and gargolyes to animals, flowers, and food. Can you count 1,000 jellybeans and 1,000,000 stars?

| by Richter, K

Simon is made fun of all the time because he is very simple. One day, he catches a magic fish who grants him some wishes. Simon's life changes forever.

| by Crawford, Laura

An arctic adaptation of モThis is the House that Jack Builtヤ follows polar bears, walruses, seals, narwhals, and beluga whales as they chase each other around モthe ice that floats in the Arctic waters.ヤ Learn how these animals live in the cold, icy arctic region.

| by Cohen, Barbara

Leah and Henry want to save the carp that their mom will want to cook for dinner. They try to hide the carp in the tub and also in a bucket. Their dad explains that fish are for eating so he gives them a cat as a pet.

| by Dunphy, Madeleine

The animals of the fascinating world of the arctic show their land. Nature and the environment are the themes.

| by Berkes, Marianne

Count one through 10 while using rhymes to talk about different activities between mother fishes and their babies. Move to the rhythm of this ocean creatures poem!

| by Lionni, Leo

Swimmy was the fastest fish in his school. When all the other fish in his school get eaten by a new big fish, he explores by himself until he finds a new school of fish. He then teaches his new school how to swim close together so that they look like the biggest fish of all and will scare away the other big fish.

| by Baker, Jeannie

A boy travels with his father to a special place where no people are. While on this trip, the boy wonders what will happen in the future to nature and the environment.

| by Adams, Jeanie

An Australian girl tells how she fishes for oysters and fish. It is a long and dangerous job. The whole family enjoys eating the fish that she catches.

| by Wiese, Kurt

Little fish owned everything that looked like a fish. One day he made his dad buy him the biggest fish kite. The kite was caught by a gust of wind and little fish was taken into the air and dropped into a fish net in the nearest pond.

| by Asch, Frank

A young turtle on the way to a pond comes in contact with many new experiences. His new experiences take him from being a young turtle to a wise old turtle.

| by Komaiko, Leah

A little girl wants to go to the ocean with her father, but she soon realizes that their whole family will be joining them. She escapes to another place where she is the only person in the world.

| by Seligson, Susan//Schneider, Howie

Amos is a dog that rides his couch everywhere, even camping. He has a good time camping and even uses his couch to scare a bear away from camp.

| by Orr, Katherine

A little girl and her grandpa go fishing on a boat. Grandpa starts a sea moss farm when he loses his job as a fisherman.

| by Seuss, Dr.

As a boy fishes in Farmer McElligot's pool, he describes many of the fish he could possibly catch. The farmer tells him that he will never catch anything there. The boy is determined to be patient; if he waits long enough he may catch something.
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