James, Anne Luke, Melinda Weiss, Ellen Dussling, Jennifer Hayward, Linda Lawrence, Mary Skinner, Daphne Penner, Lucille Recht Herman, Gail Knudsen, Michelle Albee, Sarah Barker, Henry Driscoll, Laura Gabriel, Nat Houran, Lori Haskins Willson, Sarah Hays, Anna Jane May, Eleanor Walker, Nan Manushkin, Fran Hanford, Juliana Larsen, Kirsten Lukidis, Lydia
A boy with an amazing sense of smell becomes the "Family Nose" when his parents and siblings all come down with colds and cannot smell disgusting and dangerous odors around the house. Includes facts and activities related to the sense of smell.
Something has been making tracks in Oscar's back yard and eating his mother's red flowers, so Oscar and his friends devise a plan to get a clearer set of prints and compare them to pictures in a library book.
When fourth grader Ellie and her mother leave their home in Oregon to spend a winter in Melville, California, Ellie misses her friends, but she makes new ones in school as they study monarch butterfly migration and prepare for the town's Monarch Festival.
When messy Wayne goes away to camp, his younger brother Jeff throws out some old food containers that he finds in their room, but then he learns that Wayne is working on a science project about mold, and he must try to recreate the experiment before Wayne gets home.