When it's dinnertime at home, Zachary wishes he didn't have to help. When he visits his multi-ethnic friends, he is not asked to help, but discovers the many foods and traditions of their culture. He returns home eager to share his traditions with them, and to help with the chores!
Nana teaches Nate that the best birthday gift doesn't come in a box. Character concept: Fairness: Listen to others.
Its time to celebrate Sammy's birthday! Readers will enjoy seeing what gifts Sammy's family gives him.
Will Princess Tilly learn from Prince Willy why castle rules are cool? Character concept: Citizenship: Obey rules.
Petey wants to make something wonderful, but he can't help making a mess along the way. It's a good thing his big brother Sam is always there to fix his mistakes.
The emperor forbids the keeping of wild animals, so Issa's orphaned bear cub must be kept hidden. Unwilling to part with his unusual pet, Issa uses bonsai techniques to keep the bear from growing. Eventually, however, he must allow the bear to return to its true nature.
Everyone is having fun at the summer picnic until something terrible happens to Chester's lunch.