The Girl who Lived with the Bears

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Harcourt Brace, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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When a chief’s spoiled young daughter sets out to collect berries, she sees no reason to sing bear songs like her friends do--why should she honor the creatures of the forest? This traditional Native American tale from the Pacific Northwest offers a compelling lesson of tolerance and respect for the natural world. “A graceful and poignant retelling.”--Publishers Weekly

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Loved the story and the illustrations. Read full review

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A story about a young girl who disrespects bears and is then kidnapped and forced to marry into the bear tribe. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Barbara Diamond Goldin has written picture books, story collections, non-fiction, retellings, and historical fiction. In 1997, she received the prestigious Sydney Taylor Body-of-Work Award from the Association of Jewish Libraries. This award is presented to the author whose collected works are a distinguished contribution to Jewish literature for children. "Goldin's consistently commendable and recommendable books combine talented writing, solid research, personal commitment and deep caring".

Andrew Plewes is a published illustrator titles including: The Girl Who Lived with the Bears & Bee Hives and Bat Caves: Amazing Animal Homes

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