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The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Teasing (The Berenstain Bears)

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Illustrated in full color. Brother Bear is a master at teasing--until the tables are turned and he's the one being heckled for being the principal's pet. And when Brother finally understands that teasing isn't just mean, it's also dangerous, he actually decides to stick up for the new kid at school.


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ebook, 32 pages
Published February 2nd 2011 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published October 1st 1995)
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Patrick Stoner
This book is one that teaches the valuable lesson of treating others like you want to be treated. Brother Bear kept teasing and then he ends up getting teased. It shows that bullying never pays off and that it just isn't a nice thing to do. This book targets first and second graders and offers a clear message that the children will understand.
Cana
Mom says, "Kids love the Berenstain Bears, and it's nice that there's a message delivered with each story. But man are they long. And what's up with Ma and her nightcap?"

All I know is that we were reading this one because I tease my brother too much. Sigh.
Alexis Fiore
Brother bear thinks it is fun to tease his little sister. Sister did not like it all but soon enough Brother was going to get a taste of his own medicine. When Brother bear got a new job at school all the other boy bears at school were teasing him and he did not like it all. The bears didn't stop until a new bear came to their school and he looked a little funny to them. Brother bear knew how bad it felt when someone was making fun of him so he decided to help the new bear and stuck up for him. ...more
Ashley Vance
This book is about Brother Bear who teases his little sister and thinks it is fun, but the sister does not like it at all. At school, Brother Bear gets to see how his little sister feels because he gets picked on for being the principal's messenger. He gets so mad about being teased that he tries to fake being sick so he doesn't have to go to school. Although teasing is wrong, he finally understood why he shouldn't tease his little sister.

I would recommend this book for beginning readers, around
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Juliette
Brother Bear teases! But then when the principal want to see him to be his special messenger, everyone teases him. He doesn't like it, but his friends say, "Just ignore them." Then a new little bear comes. Everybody teases him because he's a farmer, but he loves to box, so the gym teacher says, "Let's see what you can do against him." to the teasers. It was a pretty good book.

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Chester Richmond
This book talks about teasing which has historically been a prevelant problem within schools and households. This book should be read before your child begins to develop poor, bully like tendancies and could be a preventative aide. Additionally if you child is already being bullied or is a bully you can use this book to bring them back to reality before having a discussion with them.

Teasing can lead to suicide so it should be taken extremely seriously. If you care about your classroom you need
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Kayla
This one handles the topic of bullying better than The Berenstain Bears and the Bully. I love that Brother defends Milton instead of standing by and just being thankful that it's not him being teased. That's what I want my kids to see--that you can take a stand against bullies. And I love that they found a way for Milton to showcase his talents and get his revenge without training for a fistfight, the way they do with Sister Bear in The Bully. I wasn't a fan of that one.
S.K.
Pretty stereotypical...big oaf with straw in his hair? All the shady bad kids where caps? I ESPECIALLY didn't like the ending. Mama bear doesn't like her chin tickled but by the end, it's okay for her to treat her hubby that way? That's a bit of a mixed message, is it not?

Overall, kids get the idea, that teasing can be a form of bullying and if you don't like it then don't do it to someone else...right mama bear?
chucklesthescot
Brother Bear thinks that it is great fun to tease Sister Bear even though she doesn't like it very much. But Brother gets a taste of his own medicine when he is given the job of special messenger and all the cubs in his class think he is the new teacher's pet. So how will Brother react when he sees a new kid being teased because he isn't very sporty?
Joy
He's her own brother,
but Sister is pleased
when the tables are turned
and Brother gets teased.

Brother gets teased when he gets a special job from the principal. A new kid comes to school who gets teased instead of him so Brother decides to help him.

Can be paired with The Bully.
Kristy Schwertfeger
This is a good book to read when teasing or bullying have come up in the classroom. It is about Brother bear and how he likes to tease until it starts happening to him. Then he sticks up for someone else. It is just a great book to show that teasing isnt the answer.
Shelli
Brother Bear thinks that teasing is fun and people (especially Sister Bear) should just be less sensitive. When Brother finds himself to be the one at the receiving end of an avalanche of teasing he is forced to rethink his position on the subject.
Dolly
Sep 16, 2010 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a good book that emphasizes not only how to deal with teasing as a fact of life, but why teasing is mean. It's probably best to read this to young school age children, to help prepare them for teasing they might experience at school.
Crystal
Dec 25, 2007 Crystal rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: kids and parents of kids
This was in some ways a standard Berenstain Bears book, although I did think it was a little heavier handed in its "lesson" than some. Not my favorite, although the books are always cute.
Adrienne
I liked how Brother Bear started to realize that teasing isn't just fun and games--and how he didn't just let another kid be the one who got teased instead of him.
Mary Jane
This book is cute and my kids love the bears. It mostly has going for it that the characters are established and it is easy to teach moral lessons using these books.
Alisha Cromwell
I enjoyed this book and I would recommend this book for first graders.
Malcolm
it was funny and i think i understand it.
Rebecca (everyday reader)
The Bear family teaches important lessons!!
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Stan and Jan Berenstain (often called The Berenstains) were American writers and illustrators best known for creating the children's book series the Berenstain Bears. Their son Mike joined them as a creative team in the late 1980s.
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