A whimsical tale about friendship and luck finds the literal-minded young Amelia Bedelia and her friends testing superstitions related to such symbols as black cats, four-leaf clovers, and broken mirrors.
"Amelia Bedelia loves her school. Her whole class gets along--except when it rains. Then they split into two groups--the Puddle Jumpers and the Puddle Stompers. Both clubs ask Amelia Bedelia to join, but she doesn't want to choose between her friends. Luckily, Amelia Bedelia finds a solution that makes a big splash with everyone"--
Amelia Bedelia suggests that her Mom, who is feeling blue, go on a play date while Amelia Bedelia is doing the same, and then enlists her friends to help make chalk drawings on the house, sidewalk, and more to brighten Mom's day with her favorite things.
"Amelia Bedelia's mother loves garage sales so much, she decides to have one herself! But Amelia Bedelia loves her garage and does not want to sell it, so she and her parents decide to call it a yard sale instead. People come from all over the neighborhood to buy Amelia Bedelia and her parents' old things, and one woman even buys the yard!"--
"Amelia Bedelia and her mother need new shoes, but Amelia Bedelia adores her comfy, broken-in sneakers. But the shoe is on the other foot when Amelia Bedelia spots the perfect pair--only to find out that they belong to Mary Jane!"--