Browse Abstracts (17 total)

| by Kelly, John//Ticknell, Cathy

Dr. Hunter invites Horace and Glenda Pork-fowler over to his house, Eatum Hall, for a weekend of gourmet food. They come over and realize Dr. Hunter wonメt be joining them until Sunday, so they eat and eat all weekend. In their cluelessness, they donメt realize Dr. Hunter is a wolfナ

| by Marzollo, Claudio

It's the first day of soccer. Kenny doesn't want to play, but he goes to practice anyway. At first he's a little nervous and doesn't play very well. With his coach's help and encouragement, he quickly becomes the best kicker on the team.

| by Moore, Shiela

Samson Svenson is a homely, lonely man. When he finds a small duck egg, he is surprised that it offers him both a small feathered friend and a new love, Kristin Kavversdatten.

| by Foreman, Michael

The lion king goes to his neighbor to ask for help during a drought. The neighboring king refuses to help and even rages war on some beggars. The neighboring king loses because he is overweight. When it begins to rain, seeds grow into food to be shared by all.

| by Polacco, Patricia

Welcome Comfort is the new kid in school and his peers tease him. Quintin Hamp, the school custodian, befriends him and teaches him to believe in himself and Christmas. Welcome is visited by Santa and starts to believe. After graduating from high school, Welcome joins Quintin as the school custodian and their Christmas experiences continue on a whole new level of love.

| by Nottridge, Rhoda

It is important that our bodies do not consume too much sugar because it can be bad for our health. Sugar come from sugarcane and is processed in a sugar factory. Learn about the history of sugar and about artificial sweeteners.

| by Sendak, Maurice

In his dream, Mickey falls out of bed into the batter of a cake in the kitchen. He goes through many obstacles to help the bakers get the milk they need for the cake.

| by Nottridge, Rhoda

What is sugar?Where does sugar come from?How is sugar used?How does sugar effect our bodies?The history and definition of sugar is explained throughout this book. Also included is an explanation of how sugar is used in the kitchen along with instructions for using sugar in the kitchen.

| by Jackson, Alison

With rhythm and rhyme, an old lady swallows an entire pie at a family's Thanksgiving dinner. After eating them out of house and home, the old lady is finally full.

| by Kahl, Virginia

The Dutchess of Vingdom with many children is tired of her daily duties, so she bakes a cake. As she pushs the cook out of the kitchen saying she needs no help, disaster strikes. After making a mess and starting a fire the dutchess decides to stick to her usual routine

| by Newman, Leslea

A chubby little girl has difficulty understanding why all people have different shapes and sizes. Her friend's mom tells a story that helps Belinda understand how people are different. Belinda ends up feeling good about herself.

| by Wild, Margaret

While some grannies have thin legs or fat kneees, and some grannies wear pantsuits or baggy underwear, and some grannies drive trucks or write books, this granny is special.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

A bird finds an apple, eats the whole thing and gets fat.

| by Krensky, Stephen

Santa was not always the lovable gift giver we know him as today. He tried out many jobs starting when he was a young man including chimney sweep, postal worker, cook, zookeeper and circus performer before he found the job that was right for him. He only became the Santa we know and love after meeting the elves at the circus and going to their home where he suggested they work together to give gifts to people around the world on one special night a year.

| by Jolley, Mike

Grnter is a pig with an attitude. He thinks he rules the little green farm. All of the other animals are sick of it!On his birthday, Grunter thinks everyone forgot him but they have decided to get their revenge. Before Grunter knows what's going on, he's blasted into outer space. Where will he end up now?

| by Korschunow, Irina

A young dragon comes to stay with Adam for a while and they help each other overcome the problems that make their school days unhappy.

| by Dineen, Jacqueline

What is chocolate?Where does chocolate come from?How is chocolate made?Explore the history and contents of chocolate. Learn how the body uses chocolate. Learn how chocolate is used in cooking.
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