The End of the Season
Clancy is lamenting the end of first grade and the prospect of starting a new grade. He likes the way things are, and doesn't want them to change. The willow tree takes the children to Tanzania for the migration of the wildebeests and zebras at the end of the wet season, where change is welcome. Although it's not always easy, the animals come home changed: a year older, and stronger, and wiser.