Browse Abstracts (80 total)

| by Munsch, Robert

Andrew's tooth is loose and he can't eat breakfast until it comes out. Mom tries, dad tries, the dentist tries, and even the tooth fairy tries, but the tooth won't come out. Will his best friend's final plan work to get Andrew's tooth out?

| by Hedderwick, Mairi

Wednesdays are very hectic at the post office on the Isle of Struay, especially today with baby Liam teething. Katie Morag decides to help out by delivering the mail until she runs into some deep water. With her confidence and the help of her grandmother, Katie successfully solves her dilema.

| by McCloskey, Robert

Sal, Jane and their father go to the beach to search for clams. During the day, Sal loses her tooth in the mud. She does not cry because she knows that when you lose your teeth you are starting to grow up. They take a boat trip to a nearby island to celebrate with ice cream cones.

| by Davis, Katie

This little girl hates to go to bed because she knows she is missing a party. But she still comes up with plenty of ways to make it to the party before it's over.

| by Williams, Barbara

No one believes that Albert, the turtle, has a toothache, because turtles don't have teeth. His family thinks he wants attention and is being difficult. His grandmother visits and realizes that all Albert needs is for someone to believe him.

| by Lerner, Harriet//Goldhor, Susan

Franny B. Kranny loves her wild and crazy hairstyle, but her parents say that she needs to get her hair done before the family reunion. Initially she is upset, but then a bird decides to make her new hairstyle its home. Everyone, including Franny, loves the hairstyle. They want her to keep it, but Franny decide it's now time to cut it.

| by Nerlove, Miriam

Ruth loses her only tooth. She is afraid that it isn't going to grow back. Finally, it grows back and she is happy.

| by Rathmann, Peggy

When dad yells 10 minutes till bedtime, the hamster parade shows up to take you on a tour to get ready for bed. From the kitchen to the bath and the bedroom the hamsters help along each step of the way to make getting ready for bed fun.

| by Brown, Marc

Arthur wants to lose his first tooth. He is the last one in his class to lose a tooth. Finally, when one of his classmates accidentally hits him, the tooth falls out, and Arthur is happy.

| by Johnston, Tony

A series of several short stories about two friends - a troll and a mole -that describe several adventures they go through together from losing a tooth to being afraid of the dark.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Pinketon, a Great Dane puppy, is teething, and he's chewing on everything. He causes a huge problem when he chews on an exhibit at the museum.

| by Steig, William

Dr. De Soto, a dentist who is a mouse, confronts his most dangerous patient of all - a fox!

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur, the chimp, is worried about losing his tooth because he is afraid of the sight of blood. His sister proves that she is brave by conquering her fear of the dark. Arthur pulls out his tooth to prove he is brave, too.

| by Caseley, Judith

Zoe decides to have a slumber party for her birthday celebration. She invites four of her friends, and they celebrate with pizza and chocolate cake. After a couple of conflicts at bedtime, they all fall asleep with the help of Zoe's mom.

| by Slate, Joseph

An alphabet of animal students get ready for kindergarten and so does their teacher Miss Bindergarten. There are many activities and tasks for each student to do before arriving at school to hear Good morning, Kindergarten!

| by Briggs, Raymond

As a sequel to Jack and the Beanstalk, Jim visits the giant who has poor eyesight, no hair and no teeth. Jim eventually takes the giant glasses, false teeth, wig, and gold coins. In the end, they become good friends.

| by Onyefuln, Ifeoma

Nneka and Chidi, two children of a Nigerian village, play a game called Colors. Chidi only likes the color blue, so Nneka shows him all the other colors in the village. She shows Chidi how beautiful and colorful their African lifestyle is. The colors yellow, pink, red, gold are seen, but Chidi only likes blue best of all!

| by Simon, Norma

Manuel is a Puerto Rican child living in a large American city. Follow along with him throughout the day as various situations arise and Manuel asks, What do I say?. All of his questions and answers are offered in English and Spanish.

| 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 Locker, Thomas

When Miranda's father paints her portrait, he can't seem to get her smile right. After many trials, he finally realizes that it's not her smile, but her eyes that he needs to capture differently.
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