I Am a Bear

Title

I Am a Bear

Illustrator

Jean-Francois Dumont

Publisher

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780802854476

Pages

34 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A homeless bear living in a city has a hard time getting by, but when a little girl makes friends with him, his life becomes brighter.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD840L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless bear; no home

Main Character

male bear

Race/Ethnicities

Bear

Family Formation

none

Awards

Parents' Choice Award, 2015, Silver, Picture Book
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2016 Contemporary Concerns
USBBY Outstanding International Books, 2016 Pre-K - Grade 2

Keywords

bear; girl; teddy bear; people; happiness; streets; cardboard; rude; food

Diversity Impact

direct

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