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Nature Study and More with Gentle Ben

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   Set in pre-statehood Alaska, Gentle Ben by Walt Morey is the story of an unusual friendship between 13-year old Mark Andersen and Ben, an Alaskan brown bear. To keep him from being destroyed, Mark and his father rescue Ben from his cruel owner.  Mark has to work on his father's boat to pay for Ben's food and keep but Mark doesn't mind because of his love for Ben.  Whenever they can, Mark and Ben romp in the tundra and nap in the summer sun.  But the following winter, their friendship ends abruptly when the Andersen's are forced to send Ben away after he has a violent encounter with his former owner.  Will Mark and Ben be reunited?  Read and find out!

      Nature Study and More with Gentle Ben allows your students to explore and observe the Alaskan tundra and more through comprehension and discussion questions, writing assignments, vocabulary, fact-finding, mapping, ready-made forms and enrichment activities.  This study can be used by all grades, with reasonable modifications as needed for your family members.

 

 

 
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File Last Updated:
June 10, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on October 29, 2009.