Kari and her mom go on a hike in the woods. They watch a deer leaping through a clearing and settle down for a picnic lunch as a deer has a picnic of her own. Readers will see both Spanish and English phrases in this story.
Laura finds a way to enjoy a gift she cannot keep.
The leprechaun king deals with Maureen's selfish greedy sisters.
In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.
A sensitive story about divorce during winter when Izzie's father moves out.
Duncan is welcomed at Joey's home.
Pinetree Wyoming feels a bit more like home when a Thai girl shares Loy Krathong holiday traditions with her new American friends.
Jamie has won a horse but where will he keep it?
This Italian folk tale describes how the king finally realizes the value of his youngest daughter's gift.
The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.
Lisha goes to Cielo's posada party, and learns a new and better meaning for shelter.
Zachary learns that being different can also be special.
Marcus chooses a tiny living Christmas tree that his family can enjoy throughout the year.
A poor tailor earns the tsar's approval when he not only makes a beautiful coat for the tsarina but also outwits the greedy palace guards.
Jesse solves the mystery in the midden.
This celestial dancer provides herbs to help cure Jiko's mother.
Mother and Father Crow find a way to protect their babies from a huge black snake.
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.
In this Norwegian folktale Halvor discovers what treasure his mother would like best.
Angelo finds fun in his aunt's kitchen project.
The Alaskan villagers' Christmas traditions finally win over Estrella.
In this Kumeyaay legend, a young mother gets help for her people from an unexpected source.
In this Japanese folktale, discover what is the secret behind a young girl's beautiful woven fabric.
After a decisive Revolutionary War battle a family takes in the young son of an enemy soldier.
Marisa tries to play a different role in the annual dance.