Browse Abstracts (17 total)

| by Cherry, Lynne

Little Groundhog was hungry. His friend Squirrel reminds him that it would not be nice to eat from someone else's garden; he offers to teach Groundhog how to grow food in his own garden. Groundhog learns that cooperation with the birds and insects around him will help meet their needs and help his garden grow. After planting, tending, and harvesting his garden, Groundhog has a feast with his friends.

| by Best, Cari

A young girl and her dog care for an injured goose with one leg. They encourage her to learn to walk, swim, and fly. When they goose leaves for winter, they search for her everyday. A year later the goose returns with a mate and with seven baby geese.

| by Lobel, Arnold

Frog and his friend, Toad, go through many adventures. On these adventures, Toad learns many valuable lessons from Frog.

| by Sanders, Scott Russel

A father takes his son on an educational walk through the woods stopping to look at all of nature's details. They identify different trees and leaves and see several animals along the way.

| by Hesse, Karen

Two boys are afraid to go by the house where the fierce dog, Lester, hides under the porch. On their adventure they cross busy streets then find a baby kitten. They try to save the kitten and find an excellent home for it.

| by Delton, Judy

Lee Henry's mom hates him in the cold, snowy, winter month of January. Everything irritates his mom during this month especially Lee Henry. Does his mom really hate him in January or does she really hate January?

| by Rockwell, Anne

A young girl spends her whole day in search of her favorite robin whom she befriended last spring. On her search, she comes in contact with many other beautiful natural things before finding the robin.

| by Lionni, Leo

An inch worm does not want to be eaten, so he tells the robin that he is useful because he can measure things. Later, he uses his brain to get out of a sticky situation.

| by Jonas, Ann

Come hear the enchanting sounds of the wild in all its wonder by taking a walk through nature. Shh!Quiet!Listen!The language of birds has many connections to the language of people.

| by Flack, Marjorie

Mr. Robin flies from Georgia to New Hampshire in the spring. Then, Mr. and Mrs. Robin have three baby robins. The one male robin, Buffy, is very curious and gets into a few awkward situations that he must be rescued from.

| by Tresselt, Alvin

Johnny Maple-Leaf begins his life as a small brown bud. As time passes and the seasons change, he grows and develops into a mature leaf. Throughout his life, he encounters many animals. The other leaves help to keep him company, whether in the trees or on the ground.

| by Greeley, Valerie

A robin asks where's the wheat milled into flour, where's the flour baked into bread, where's my share?

| by Fleming, Denise

An educational book with a little bit of everything from nursery rhymes to counting plus colors, fruits, seasons, alphabet, and animals.

| by Kitchen, Bert

Each rhyme tells of a different thing each animal or insect does on a farm.

| by Marino, Dorothy

On his way camping, Buzzy meets three different creatures and learns how they do certain things. This helps him find his way home.

| by Zolotow, Charlotte

Mr. Crockett moved into a new apartment. Before Mr. Crockett moved in, the apartment was run down, but Mr. Crockett worked hard to make the apartment beautiful. His neighbors did not appreciate his hard work or planted tree. The neighbors thought it was ugly, but years passed and Mr. Crockett's tree grew and his neighbors enjoyed it.

| by Tagliafero, Linda

Learn about birds, including how they build and keep their nests safe and warm. You can also learn about bird eggs and chicks.
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