Browse Abstracts (411 total)

| by Ormerod, Jan

Three families come together every day of the week to do activities help each other out. Some observe activities, do chores with others, or run errands with their friends. With so many people doing things together it is hard to keep track of who's whose!

| 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 Hest, Amy

Stella, a young girl, saved nickels for weeks to buy a ring. Eventually, she gives it all away so she can help a girl come to the United States from Germany during WWII.

| by Kroll, Steven

Howard and Gracie own a luncheonette. They describe the work that they do and all the people that come to eat there.

| by Williams, Barbara

Davey tries to feed his difficult little brother, Jeremy, while his mom tries to get ready. Davey tries many things, and finally Jeremy feeds himself.

| by Carle, Eric

A little boy looks everywhere for his cat, and in the meantime finds cats from many different countries.

| by Goodall, John S.

Paddy leaves on a trip to the beach. While trying to help a young boy, Paddy ends up in the mountains.

| by Lobel, Arnold

This book contains five short stories about Frog and Toad who are best friends. Each story depicts a season of the year.

| by McPhail, David

A boy and a lost bear have many adventures as they try to find the bear's home.

| by Garland, Sherry

When a raging storm destroys the sand dunes that several animals and plants called home, a community works together to restore the dunes in a most creative way. Includes an author's note about the ecology of the coastal sand dunes and what is being done to preserve them.

| by Byars, Betsy

Anthony is a wild and creative little brother who, in the course of four different stories, tests the patience of his older brother.
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