When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for their school, he finds that all sorts of chaos results.
Separated from his owner, Henry Huggins, in a shopping center parking lot, an ordinary city dog begins a string of bewildering adventures.
The highlight of Popeye's summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motor home gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek.
With her parents lost at sea, eleven-year-old Anna finds comfort in a tree with magical properties which suddenly becomes home to some amazing creatures who may need her help.
Moving is never easy, but for Alexandrea, the move from a small southern town to Harlem is unbearable. Al’s personality helps her make a few friends, but just as things seem to be getting better she gets cast as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the annual performance of The Nutcracker.
Peter, who is tired of having to keep mischievous two-year-old Fudge out of trouble, discovers that his pet turtle is missing.
Thirteen-year-old Katie, who is herself physically challenged, saves a crippled foal from euthanasia and nurses him back to health and eventual championships.
Four separate stories tell, in words and cartoons, the surprising history and activities of the ordinary backpack.
Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallow nice little children!
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures.