Ruth and the Green Book - When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book."
Bless This Mouse - Mouse Mistress Hildegarde musters all her ingenuity to keep a large colony of church mice safe from the exterminator and to see that they make it through the dangerous Blessing of the Animals.
Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York!- When Fidel Castro's government takes over their restaurant in 1960, six-year-old Gabriella and her parents move from Cuba to New York City.
Ms. Hannah is Banans! - .J. and his friends in the second grade learn that art can be made out of anything, even garbage.
The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories - Seven Dr. Seuss stories first published in magazines between 1950 and 1951.
Otis and the Tornado - When a tornado threatens his farm, Otis the tractor must try to save the animals, including an unfriendly bull.
Marty McGuire - When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable.
George Brown Class Clown - As the students at his school prepare for a talent show and class presentations about Hawaii, fourth-grader George tries hard to behave but his magic super burps keep getting him in trouble.
Ivy and Bean No News is Good News - Ivy and Bean try to make money by writing a newspaper about Pancake Court but the neighbors are not pleased to read about themselves.
Rrralph -The narrator describes discovering how Ralph the dog can talk, appropriately saying words such as "roof," "rough," "bark," and "wolf."
Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer -With two attorneys for parents, thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows more about the law than most lawyers do. But when a high profile murder trial comes to his small town and Theo gets pulled into it, it's up to this amateur attorney to save the day.
Mouse and Mole a Perfect Halloween - As Halloween approaches, Mouse helps her friend Mole get over his fear and enjoy the holiday.
Masters of Disaster -Twelve-year-old Henry's grand adventures spell disaster for best chums Riley and Reed, who always seems to land in a pile of "smelly goo".
Me...Jane -Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist.
Frankly, Frannie - Doggy Day Care -Frannie must rethink her dream of becoming a veterinarian after she and Elliott, her future assistant, cause chaos by letting her Aunt Magoo's dog, Bark, loose in a veterinarian's waiting room.