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The Snow Bear

4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The bear came into town in the autumn to feed at the dump. Her cubs had been killed by hunters and she was weary. Only Bruun saw her plight. . . .So begins a friendship between two unlikely companions: Bruun, an Inuit Eskimo boy, and a polar bear from the wild. As they spend the winter out on the sea ice together, Bruun learns the ways of the polar bears. But when spring ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Scholastic
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Sara K.
Adventure/Survival Story

My definition of Adventure/Survival story, in the classic sense, is when the character goes from lost to found. This book is perfect for that. It also has an environmental message that I had forgotten about(since I last read it 5 years ago), which is especially more poignant now that polar bears are facing more decline. This story always gets me a little teary-eyed...
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A well intentioned boy has to face the consequence of his good deed. He rises to the challenge and it changes the course of his life. A sweet and sad tale.
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