Browse Abstracts (81 total)

| by Howells, Mildred

A woman cleans everything in her town to the annoyance of other citizens. She later wishes that she could wash off the stars. When a storm blows her up into the sky, she gets her chance.

| by Waber, Bernard

The Primms moved into their new house only to find Lyle, the crocodile, in their bathtub. They were afraid at first, but eventually they became good friends with Lyle.

| by Murphy, Stuart J.

Time to wake up!Sammie the dog helps his friend get ready for school. How many minutes will it take to get ready for school?Help Sammie count the minutes it takes to get things done: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed, give hugs, and go off to school.

| by Showers, Paul

Losing and growing teeth are events that all children experience as they grow up. Learning how this process occurs and learning about the functions of teeth can be interesting and fun.

| by Hughes, Shirley

A little girl discovers opposites in the world around her. She discovers the difference between hot and cold water and many other things in her world.

| by Lewis, Kim

James takes his new stuffed elephant, Harry, everywhere with him. Eventually, when Harry begins to become worn and his ears start to sag, James is old enough to start school. Being separated from a close companion like Harry will take a little more effort than James thinks.

| by Himmelman, John

A boy dreams of perfect parents who would let him do whatever he would like to do. He tells a very wild story about what happens if he was in charge of the house

| by Verdick, Elizabeth

Learn about the different things you can do to prevent germs from spreading and why it is so important. germs are not for sharing because they can spread and make you sick.

| by Cole, Brock

Alpha's parents get replaced one day with two of the devils' imps. The imps bring their dirty baby and mess up Alpha's house. When the imps go to sleep, Alpha washes the house and the baby, which upsets the imps, so they bring back her parents and leave.

| by Alexander, Sue

A king asks Muriel to help people from his kingdom who are afraid of a dragon. With her peanut butter cookies, Muriel finds the dragon. She then gives the dragon a bath which makes him feel better. In return, he becomes a nicer dragon so the king continues to give him a bath once a week.

| by Rowan, Kate

How do we get sick?Join Sam and his mom as they talk about germs and their bodies. Help them figure out how bodies fight off enemy germs.

| by Martin, Bill//Archambault, John

All the body parts are used for something, Here are my hands for catching and throwing. Here are my feet for stopping and going. Read on to find out about the other body parts!

| by Ormondroud, Edward

A stuffed bear goes through the washer and dryer because Lucy is careless with him.

| by Wood, Audrey

A king refuses to leave his bathtub despite all of the efforts of his royal court, until a servant boy pulls the plug.

| by Lenski, Lois

On Davy's day, he goes through his daily routine. Davy makes choices about the things he will do during the day. Also, he takes care of himself by taking a bath on his own, dressing himself, and getting out of bed.

| by Willis, Jeanne

Alien Professor Xargle explains what human babies or earthlets are to the rest of his alien friends. They learn about feeding, bathing, bedtime, and crying from the alien perspective.

| by Wisniewski, David

All those rules that grown-ups tell us aren't really true. Like why do you have to comb your hair or why can't you play with your food?Find out about several secret tricks that grown-ups use to get kids to do stuff. Do so quickly before any grown-ups find out that their secrets are being revealed.

| by Waber, Bernard

An anteater named Arthur learns that he can overcome certain problems with the help of his mother. Arthur learns to eat right, clean, and become a responsible anteater.

| by Numeroff, Laura

A disguise can help you avoid doing things you don't like. Wear one to the dentist, when you have to take a bath, or when you get ready for school so no one will know it's you!

| by Lerner, Harriet//Goldhor, Susan

Franny B. Kranny loves her wild and crazy hairstyle, but her parents say that she needs to get her hair done before the family reunion. Initially she is upset, but then a bird decides to make her new hairstyle its home. Everyone, including Franny, loves the hairstyle. They want her to keep it, but Franny decide it's now time to cut it.
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