Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

Amelia Bedelia is excited to go on a hike with her class. Along the way, the children spot lots of wild life: squirrels, deer, even a snake. They stop by a stream for lunch, and then, in true Amelia Bedelia fashion, Amelia misinterprets the teacher’s command...

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Amelia Bedelia By the Yard

Amelia Bedelia By the Yard

Amelia Bedelia’s mother is a huge fan of garage sales, and when her father suggests doing a garage sale of their own, they start getting everything ready. At first Amelia Bedelia is afraid to sell their garage, but her parents change their sign to say “yard sale” and explain that they won’t be selling the actual yard, just whatever is in the yard. Once she agrees to that and the yard sale begins, she helps as best she can. One woman expresses interest in their sewing machine and asks for a yardstick as well...

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Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

Amelia Bedelia’s class is taking a field trip out into nature. After seeing all sorts of interesting plants and animals, the class stops to have lunch by the stream. When Amelia Bedelia misunderstands the teacher’s comment, “Let’s go, Wade!” she rushes into the stream to wade, and soon the whole class joins her in the fun. During the hike, each student is expected to find something for the nature table back at the school. Amelia Bedelia’s classmates all find things relatively quickly, but she searches far and wide for her own item. At first she gathers leaves, but when a fellow classmate scares her and the leaves go everywhere, she ends up finding a caterpillar instead. Back at the nature table, the caterpillar becomes the star of the show…

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Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck

When Amelia Bedelia breaks a mirror, she’s a little disappointed but thinks nothing more of it. That is, until she gets to school and her friends tell her that breaking a mirror is bad luck! Worse than that, it’s Friday the Thirteenth, which means even more bad luck! Her trusty friends enlist in helping her get her luck back, searching the playground for items like four-leaf clovers and a rabbit’s foot. When that fails, Amelia Bedelia tries to make her own luck by drawing pictures of lucky things. When her teacher sees, it prompts a fun and informative classroom discussion about superstition. On her way home, her newfound knowledge that superstitions aren’t real...

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Amelia Bedelia Is for the Birds

Amelia Bedelia Is for the Birds

Amelia Bedelia loves playing on her swing set in the backyard as part of her daily routine. But before she knows it, there’s a big problem—robins are building a nest right on top of the slide! At first Amelia Bedelia wanted to get rid of the nest and scare the birds away, but when her mom explains there could soon be a little bird family, she decides it’d be better to wait and see what happens. She even gathers twigs, leaves, grass, felt, and yarn to assist the birds with their nest-building. As expected, the birds rebuild their nest and watch over it protectively for weeks, and soon there are eggs and then little baby birds! Instead of playing on the swing set, Amelia Bedelia...

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