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Roth, Susan
A little girl's grandfather is sick. She lists all the positive things they can do when he gets better.

MacLachlan, Patricia
A young girl stays home sick and her father takes care of her and plays with her. The following day, her father becomes sick and the little girl takes care of him.

Rylant, Cynthia
Right after Henry gets over his cold, his dog, Mudge, comes down with one!Henry does all he can to make Mudge feel better.

Knotts, Howard
Luke is very sick but determined not to miss Christmas. He has a very high fever, loses consciousness and dreams of a wild flight through the countryside. When he awakens, Christmas has passed but a new present awaits him.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline is a spunky young girl with a zest for life. Madeline lives in a boarding house with eleven other girls. One night, Madeline gets sick and must have her appendix out. Everyone misses her so they visit her. The other girls see that she is treated royally and she is envied.

Lewis, Thomas P.
Adventures aboard the Rainbird, a clipper ship, are given from the perspective of the captain's young son as he journey's from New York around South America to California. On the voyage the captain becomes ill so his wives assume the duties of captain on the ship.

Van Leeuwen, Jean
A collection of four short stories tell the adventurous tales of a young pig and her family. Often having a moral or value, the pigs usually resolve their problems well.

Yolen, Jane
Commander Toad and his crew travel from star to star in their ship called Star Warts. They have many adventures when they land on the planet of the grapes and everyone begins having allergic reactions.

Schachner, Judith Byron
A young girl has a special relationship with her Aunt May and Willy, her aunt's bird. The girl is only able to visit them twice a year, but always has an unforgettable time. When the girl's mother becomes ill the summer trip is cancelled and Aunt May plans to visit over Christmas. Unfortunately, a huge snowstorm makes the trip nearly impossible, but with the help of a Christmas friend Aunt May and Willy arrive safely.

Westcott, N. B.
Tiny Tim ate soap so his mother calls the doctor, the nurse, and a lady with the alligator purse. The lady with the alligator purse cures Tim with pizza.

Henriod, Lorraine
Thomas, a four year old, spends his mornings helping his grandma who is in a wheelchair.

Hamm, Diane Johnston
Josh's grandmother has to stay in a motorized bed because her legs don't work. Josh enjoys visiting her because she is very lively and as active as she can be.

Bunting, Eve
Laura and her family are moving, so they are coming to visit the Manzanar War Relocation Center one last time. Years ago, this center was used to house anyone living in the United States that were of Japanese descent. These people were forced to leave their homes and come to the center because Japan bombed the United States. The center is bare now except for all of the memories and the cemetary, including her grandfather's grave.

Delton, Judy
A young boy develops allergies and isn't able to keep his dog. He copes with the separation although it isn't easy.

Nixon, Joan Lowery
Shirley and Tom are a lonely old couple until Tom comes to stay with them. Shirley tries to make pie but everytime she tries, robbers come. The pie is so bad it makes them all sick.


Stefanik, Alfred T.
Freddie thinks his new neighbor, Sam, is annoying. Freddie does not understand that Sam has Down's Syndrome, and he needs a friend.