This simple and effective retelling of the traditional fable teaches kids a valuable lesson: always tell the truth. A young shepherd pretends not once, but twice that a wolf is after his flock. But he learns a hard lesson when a wolf really appears…and no one heeds his cries.
When Mr. Reynolds sells his farm, he discovers that Ethel the Emu doesn't want to move. Will anyone be able to change her mind, or with Ethel convey?
Nat is all set to ride in a chaser truck at the hot-air balloon festival until he meets a killdeer family.
Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.
Rabbit guessed the correct number of jellybeans in Mr. Tortoise's ja,r and his friends have many suggestions about what he should choose for a prize.
Skiing is easy; getting off the chair lift is hard.
The boys play some basketball
Nicholas hides a pumpkin and gets a surprise the following year.
Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.
Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."
Three monkeys get into trouble asking others to finish a chore for them.
Scout finally finds a game that her mother approves of.
Dorsi shouldn't leave her lizard's mealworms on a low shelf in the refrigerator, not with a toddler like Travis around.
Alex discovers that a nighttime fishing trip can be fun.
Can thirteen-year-old Kate drive a tractor-load of hay by herself?
Brad taught his younger sister how plants grow from seeds but what about the pencil stub bits of crayons and the other things she's planted?
It's Fox's first sleepover. Why did he and Bear tell those ghost stories?
Alan volunteers for night watch at the wildlife-conservation camp--can he overcome his fear?
Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.
This girl finds a surprising way to make friends at a new school.
Jason not only picks out the perfect pumpkin for a fall project, he also learns how to deal with a class bully.
Mole's friends find a way to help get rid of the clutter in his house.
Two boys use marmalade to lure a skunk safely out of the house.
Victoria is certain she doesn't like tomatoes until she tries to prove that her younger brother doesn't like them either.
Amanda overcomes a language barrier and begins to relate to her newly adopted sister.