Browse Abstracts (245 total)

| by Hewett, Joan

Cindy's best friend is her dog, Rosalie. Although Rosalie is old and unhealthy, Cindy still loves to play with her.

| by Updike, John

Poems are provided with various pictures of objects which begin with each letter of the alphabet such as apple, bird, jam, egg, nickel, oatmeal, toy and zero.

| by Day, Alexandra

A little girls' parents leave her with a babysitter and head for a neighborhood pond party. The babysitter doesn't pay attention when the girl escapes with her dog, Carl. The little girl and Carl have a fun day playing in the snow, making snowmen, ice-skating, sledding, and catching snowflakes with their tongues. Carl takes the little girl back home and climb through the window before her parents get home.

| by McCready, Thomas L.

Two supposedly male rabbits produce a family. When the mother escapes from her cage, the family decides to make the rabbit a house pet and later helps out children when selling her babies.

| by Miles, Miska

Henry feels sad about the void left in his life after his dog, Old Tuck, passes away. When a stranger on a white horse with a brown dog comes into town, Henry wishes that he could have a new dog. The stranger allows Henry to have his brown dog, if he can find him, for the stranger has set the dog free. Henry searches desperately for the dog and finally finds it, naming it Young Tuck.

| by 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.

| by Seligson, Susan//Schneider, Howie

An old dog is bored and sad because the kids are all grown up and the Bobsons are always gone. He later discovers he can make new friends and his couch can go places if he uses his imagination.

| by du Bois, William Pene

Duke wants to buy Otto, a giant dog. Duke is offered one million dollars for the pup, but he turned it down. Duke and Otto go to Texas where Otto catches three bad guys stealing oil.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

A trilogy of stories about a small boy named Willies. The reader follows Willie through his adventures of getting a new pet, having a new suit, and visiting Grandma by himself for the first time.

| by Wahl, Jan

Dracula and his companion go on an adventure to scare Agatha. To their dismay, they are too late and confront a bat. Together they work to save the bat. They learn that pets can be our best friends.

| by Boegehold, Betty

Come along on the adventures of Pippa Mouse!Pippa and her friends have loads of fun as they teach Pippa to swim, play games, find a pet for Pippa, play in the snow, and even help her celebrate her birthday. Don't miss the fun!

| by Helldorfer, M.C.

An orphan boy befriends Skinny Bones, the dog of a hot-tempered old lady named Granny Trick. Together the boy and the dog must not only out smart Granny, but even the devil himself!

| by Schwartz, Henry

One minute a boy thinks he is going to lose his best friend, and the next, his friend is a movie star. A boy and his pet dinosaur almost end up back at the zoo, but they end up making a movie instead.

| by Falconer, Ian

Olivia, a very active pig, wears everyone out during her daily activities. From waking up, going to the beach, dancing and playing, Olivia has a busy day.

| by Hausman, Bonnie

How are you feeling today?Join the children in this book to find out if they are feeling the same way. Learn the letters of the alphabet while you solve the puzzles of emotions. Have fun!

| by Dragonwagon, Crescent

A little girl visits a pet store. She wishes that she had a pet and she would name it Coconut.

| by Hoff, Syd

Mrs. Brice has twenty-five mice. The mice do everything that Mrs. Brice does. There is one very small mouse that will not work. However he saves all the mice from a vicious cat.

| by Martin, CLG

After making veterinary rounds with her grandfather, Junie Mae realizes that money and curly hair are not the most important thing in life when she sees how her grandfather is paid in food.

| by Stadler, John

Mrs. Calamari moves into a new apartment and the landlord tells her No cats allowed! Mrs. Calamari is not about to put her cats out on the street, she'll have to think of something. Mrs. Calamari and her cats become friends to the landlord and he accepts them.

| by 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.
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