Browse Abstracts (169 total)

| by Albee, Sarah

From 10 to 1, it's Oreo counting fun. Practice counting down from 10 to 1 with the help of Oreo cookies. Oh, some friends have come along to help. Turn the page and find out how many Oreos are left.

| by Root, Phyllis

A small woman who has a hearty vegetable garden that she loves very much, encounters a giant who steals all her vegetables. She chases after him and realizes that they can share vegetable soup and a friendship.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur decides to bake some cookies for his parents for their Christmas presents. Even though they turn out badly, Arthur finds another way to make wonderful presents out of his cookies.

| by Brown, Marcia

Three hungry soldiers walk down the road. They stop at several houses to ask for food, but nobody has any extra to share. One of the soldiers tricks the townspeople and says he can make stone soup. By the time the soup is finished, all of the townspeople contribute some type of food to the soup.

| by Iverson, Diane

Three children discover the secrets of plants, animals, and water. Exploring its wonder by using their senses, the children realize how precious and important it is to share nature, not destroy it.

| by Cuyler, Margery

When her teacher tells the class that everyone must bring in collections of 100 for the 100th day of school, Jessica begins to worry. What will she bring in?Her family finally helps her come up with a special collection.

| by Baker, Barbara

Digby and Kate spend every day together. They play games, eat, draw pictures, take walks, and just enjoy each other's company. The only problem is that they often disagree, as a dog and cat should. Still they have fun together and continue to be best friends.

| by Dengler, Marianna

When growing up, Amanda loved her Grandfather and his stories. But now that Amanda is old, she feels lonely. One day at the park she befriends a lonely boy. She is able to give the boy something very special. Then he gives her something in return.

| by Prestine, Joan Singleton

A young girl has a day full of different moods. Although she starts out happy, she begins to feel different throughout the day. She does not want to share with her friend and gets upset when he plays with her toys. She learns what she should have said to make her family and friends understand.

| by Hoberman, Mary Ann

Oliver Tolliver lives alone in his one little house that has just one of everything. He thinks he is happy until he discovers that having more to share with friends is even better!

| by Beim, Jerrold

Jim is the smallest boy in the whole class. He makes the loudest noises, paints the biggest pictures, and even pushes his way to the front of the line to be the first one down the slide at recess. When Jim shares his lunch to help a friend, he realizes that the size of the heart is what's important.

| by Chapman, Carol

This is a collection of stories about a caveboy named Ig. In each story he learns a new lesson. These lessons are about sharing, love, bravery, politeness, and becoming a big brother.

| by Quattlebaum, Mary

Mama's birthday is coming soon and even though she says she doesn't want a big fuss, her daughter knows better. With her aunts' help, she plans a birthday surprise. Planning was the easy part though, actually getting the party ready on time will be difficult, especially if no one does their part. In the end, only a take-charge kind of person will be able to surprise Mama.

| by Stanek, Muriel

A little girl is learning to read then learns that her mother cannot read. Finally, she and her mom get help so that they can read together.

| by Rael, Wlsa Okon

On her 7th birthday, Zeesie goes with Mama and Papa to her first party where suprise packages are auctioned off to raise money. While there she explores a secret money room, and learns a lesson about money, generosity, and the importance of community.

| by English, Karen

Neeny and her mom move to the big city on the mainland. They leave behind the rest of their family including Neeny's best friend, her cousin. Neeny comes back for a visit but she has changed. However, on her last night on the island Neeny once again has fun with her cousin.

| by Stanley, Diane

When Rumpelstiltskin's daughter is ordered by the King to spin straw into gold, she tricks him instead by telling him that sharing his gold with the townspeople is the way to increase his wealth.

| by Moore, Elaine

Kim loves going to grandma's house because they spend lots of time together. They both enjoy the country life.

| by Skorpen, Leisel

When her grandmother comes to town, Mandy thinks she is sad and mean. After awhile, they begin to understand one another and learn from each other.

| by Haskins, Francine

A grandmother and granddaughter have a special relationship together. They share moments of teaching, sharing, and bonding.
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