Browse Abstracts (1133 total)

| by Jurmain, Suzanne Tripp

George Washington shows his leadership skills by leading the United States Army to victory to gain their independence. Although George is nervous and reluctant, he accepts the challenge to become the first President of the United States of America.

| by Schlein, Miriam

How do you say hello or greet someone? Learn how some animals say hello to one another including lions, polar bears, wolves, monkeys, beavers, zebras, penguins, and elephants. Some animals say hello by nuzzling, some touch hands or hug, and some kiss.

| by Vander Zee, Ruth

After being thrown from a train as a baby during the Holocaust, Erika finds safety, love, and peace in the family that saves her.

| by Murphy, J. Stuart

Through rhyme and rhythm, this story focuses on counting skills by 5s and 10s. The lizards are set for a show to begin. However, snake cannot find all of the lizards! One by one, five by five, and ten by ten, the reptiles begin to arrive by air, sea, car and bicycle. The finale includes a fifty leaping lizards show!

| by Dahl, Michael

Welcome to the everyday lives of ladybugs! As the ladybugs go through their daily routine, you can count by fives to experience many different adventures.

| by Miller, Margaret

Six children share pictures of themselves when they were babies. They describe the things that they used to do for fun and compare it to all of the things they can do now - all by themselves.

| by Millman, Isaac

Over fifty years have passed, and Isaac finally tells his story. He is one of the few survivors of the Holocaust. Isaac experiences many tragedies during the war including losing both parents, friends, and being left to strangers, but finally, was adopted into a home. Although he changes his name, he is adopted in a home where people grow to love him.

| by McCloskey, Robert

A family goes to a summer island house. The daughter makes friends and learns a different way of life. They all experience a hurricane.

| by Jacobs, Leland

A different letter is shown for each girl. Girls are shown doing many special activities.

| by Herzig, Alison Cragin

Great-Great Uncle Thaddeus always gives unique birthday presents to his nephew. This year Uncle Thaddeus gives him best present ever. The present is a book about all the birthdays they have shared together. Their relationship grows stronger as they grow older.

| by Dotlich, Rebecca K.

There are so many families who do different things. Different families eat different foods, enjoy different activities, speak different languages, and live in different dwellings. There is always a family that is just right for you.

| by Litchfield, Ada B.

Valerie, a young girl, has poor eyesight. She needs to use a cane to walk around. She eventually learns to use the cane and not feel bad about it.

| by D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar

Lise and Lasse, two Lapp children, grow up in a loving family. They encounter many daily problems such as snowstorms and going away from home. However, they still play games and tricks and have a positive attitude about life.
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