The Alaskan wilderness is a lonely place for Mark Andersen, especially after the death of his older brother, Jamie. But in time Mark finds someone else to love--Ben, an Alaskan brown bear so huge that no one else dares come near him. Gentle Ben has been a favorite of readers of all ages for 25 years, and is a timeless story of a rare friendship. An ALA Notable Book.
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Review: Gentle BenUser Review - Yorgaki - Goodreads
A childhood favorite, just finished(re)reading w the boy. Classic story, with some stirring prose descriptions of the Alaskan wilderness sometime in the 1950s(?) and the pressures felt by a young boy coming of age. Read full review
Review: Gentle BenUser Review - Isaac Badejo - Goodreads
honestly this book was the best I have read out of all of them this year I liked how ben and mark had a real relationship together and I liked how he was really descriptive in this book this book also ... Read full review