Browse Abstracts (1973 total)

| by Jacobs, Leland

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

| by Jango-Cohen, Judith

The word camel comes from the arabic word jamil, meaning beauty. Learn more about this animal through reading about its diet, birth and growth, and even camels on a racetrack! A glossary and index give you more information for other texts and websites.

| 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 Garland, Sherry

When a raging storm destroys the sand dunes that several animals and plants called home, a community works together to restore the dunes in a most creative way. Includes an author's note about the ecology of the coastal sand dunes and what is being done to preserve them.

| by Bronson, Linda

Dance through the alphabet with a cast of circus characters. Enjoy the illustration made from clay, collage and paint that create unforgettable pictures.

| by Rabe, Berniece

When it is time for Misty to go to sleep, she cannot find her stuffed monkey, Chimpy. Her dad helps his daughter with Down's Syndrome to retrace her day and find her monkey in the process.

| by Gregory, Nan

A developmentally challenged girl named Cindy finds love and companionship in a puppy she names Smudge. However, the home where Cindy lives does not allow pets, so the puppy is taken away. With the help of her friends at Hospice, a perfect solution is thought of so that Smudge is taken care of and everyone can benefit from his companionship.

| by Yolen, Jane

A young girl goes owling with her father. She has waited a long time for this privilege, and though it is a difficult outing, she is thrilled about it.

| by Carroll, David

The ASCPA Complete Guide to Pet Care is a great book that tells you everything you need to know about taking care of your pet to ensure a healthy life! It's a favorite among pet lovers everywhere. No picture; for intermediate to advanced readers.

| 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 Lewis, J. Patrick

In this collection of sixteen poems, children's favorite books are highlighted. Some poems include, What if Books had Different Names, The Big Word Girl, and Reading in the Dark.

| by Balian, Lorna

Peggy receives a plastic gold ring that comes with a genie. The genie grants Peggy her wish: everything she touches will turn into sweets! Peggy develops a tummy-ache and wants the spell to be over. The genie's mother helps to undo the "sweet touch" spell.

| by Kroll, Steven

In order to march with Mr. Finnegan in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Mary must find a perfect shamrock in Manhattan in the middle of winter. Will she find one?
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