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Bears Beware

(Zigzag Kids #5)

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Mitchell really doesn't want to go camping with the other kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center. Sleeping in the woods with creepy crawly things, coyotes, and bears? Yikes! But his best friend Habib is going, and it's Mitchell's birthday that weekend. He's just got to find a way to be brave, and scare the bears away!
As the fifth book in the Zigzag Kids series—which also incl
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Published (first published April 10th 2012)
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Katie Fitzgerald
Bears Beware is the fifth book in the Zigzag Kids series. This time, the Zigzag Afternoon Center plans a camping trip for all the kids, which troubles Mitchell. He's worried about sleeping outside with lots of bugs and wild animals all around. Still, since his best friend Habib will be there, he figures he will be safe. When they arrive, however, he doesn't get to be partners with Habib for the nature hunt - and worse yet, the tent pole for the boys' tent gets broken! Will Mitchell survive a nig ...more
Nicola Mansfield
May 02, 2012 rated it liked it
Reason for Reading: Ds read aloud to me for his reader. He is becoming fond of reading on the Kindle.

Giff is popular for writing several of this sort of early chapter book series featuring a group of children and their adventures. This is our first time reading a Zigzag Kids book and we had no problem jumping into book 5. Presumably, it is like her other series in which there is no continuous story and no need to read the books in any particular order. I wish more books had the actual reading le
June Morgan
Mar 04, 2012 rated it liked it
I read this book as an advanced ebook from NetGalley.
Aug 28, 2014 rated it did not like it
This story has a serious case of ADD. I kept thinking that pages were missing.
Mar 24, 2013 rated it liked it
The ZigZag kids are going camping and Mitchell is going to be away from home for his birthday weekend. This weekend could go either way, so will it be an adventure or a nightmare?
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PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books, the Friends and Amigos books, and the Polka Dot Private Eye books. Several of her novels for older readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. They include The Gift of the Pirate Queen; All the Way Home; Water Street; Nory Ryan ...more

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