A simplified retelling of how Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Nine-year-old Gregory paints pictures representing the life of the Mexican American old man known as Uncle Pancho and attempts to save him from losing his house.
Norman, a blind Labrador retriever, saves a girl from drowning in the ocean.
When Jim falls through the ice on a lake in Canada, his two dogs try to rescue him.
A young woman and her husband are glad that they gave a stray kitten a home when it saves their lives by alerting them to a gas leak.
Eight-year-old Letty attempts to save her pet goose from marauding British soldiers in New Jersey during the Revolutionary War.
Elderly Mrs. Peachtree persists in her desire to learn to ride a bicycle and despite many falls says that she will give up only "when cows sing."
After her father leaves the family farm on Lost Mountain to be General Lee's guide, Addie finds ways to remember him--even when he does not return at the end of the war.
A usually aloof cat risks her own life to save her owner from a deadly fire.
A simple biography of the black woman who helped over 300 slaves escape through the Underground Railroad and was never caught herself.
After he gets hit by a fast-moving ball, Turtleneck Jones loses his confidence on the baseball diamond and sees his position at first base given to another player.
In turn-of-the-century New York, a stray cat appears at Mrs. Peachtree's Eighth Avenue Tea Shop and becomes attached to the owner, despite her best attempts to resist it.
Baseball player José Mendez worries about his poor performance with the bat and fears disappointing his father, a former ballplayer with an outstanding batting average.
Examines the life of the physicist Albert Einstein, whose work revolutionized scientific thinking, with an emphasis on his early years.
A brief biography of the English rock musician with emphasis on his early years and the formation of the famous Beatles.