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Dear Bear

4.23  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Katie is afraid of the bear that lives under the stairs in her house, until they exchange letters and she finally gets to meet him.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Carolrhoda (first published January 1st 1994)
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Cass
Dec 30, 2014 Cass rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book gets a good workout in our house, and it is one that I don't mind reading over and over again.

One of my students gave it to me when I left for maternity leave. She told me it was one of her favourites, and I imagine that it will be one of my children's favourites too.
Megan Phillips
This book goes through a girl being afraid of a bear that lives in her closet. She is absolutely terrified of it, so her parents have her write the bear a letter asking him to leave the closet. The bear does leave and the two begin writing letters to one another after this.

This book could be used as an introduction for how to write letters to people. Each of the letters displayed in this book shows the proper way to begin a letter and end the letter. Students can see that they can write a lette
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Esodhiambo
Nov 04, 2015 Esodhiambo rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: primary
writing letters
toy bear
making friends
overcoming fears
worrying
PWRL
Apr 15, 2016 PWRL marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: zzz2016-apr-new
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Beth Shelby
May 01, 2012 Beth Shelby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of our most favorite books ever! Such a sweet story and the illustrations are absolutely fantastic. After checking this out multiple times from the library, Santa was kind enough to gift us our own copy...two years later, it is still in heavy rotation. Absolutely love it!
Jeannie
Oct 15, 2009 Jeannie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Jeannie by: Literature for Little Learners
Adorable story . . . almost a 5 stars for me. Shares a great parent-child relationship in a unique way. Addresses fears in a clever way too. Well written and thought out.
Cecilia
Feb 02, 2013 Cecilia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I cry every time I read this childhood favorite. It's my most memorable book from when I was little and very close to my heart.
Darla
Letter B. The kids were so scared until the end. Shared about how imaginations can make us more scared than reality.
Morgan
Jun 29, 2009 Morgan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I LOVE THIS BOOK ITS BEEN MY FAVORITE SINCE I WAS LITTLE AND STILL IS.
Tiffeny
Jan 17, 2009 Tiffeny rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very sweet story!
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