Posey Plans a Party has a lot of "p-word" alliteration and asks kids to count how many "p" words are in the story. The plot portrays Posey and her family planning, assembling, and enjoying a tea party. It's a perfectly pink primer on party planning--the menu, preparations, decorations, the invitation, dress code, entertainment, activities, etc.
Will Carla be able to find the perfect outfit for picture day? Students will relate to Carla's struggle with this event that is common to all children.
Herbie Bear loves storytime at his library, but spends more time asking questions than he does listening. He must learn to sit quietly to hear his favorite stories.
Herbie Bear struggles with math problems, but learns to take his time, raise his hand, and answer correctly.
After the ball they're playing with gets ruined, Herbie Bear and his friend Michael must find an alternative. In their attempts to trade items for Herbie's younger brothers' ball, the boys learn a lesson in sharing.
The lowest level Sammy book foreshadows the later books in the Sammy series.
Students will enjoy taking a look back at what Sammy was like as a puppy. This is a great book to introduce opposites and compare and contrast.