Gentle Ben

Gentle Ben

Book - 1992
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Traces the friendship between a boy and a bear in the rugged Alaskan Territory. 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.
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1992
ISBN: 9781442059283
9780812420111
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Schoenherr, John

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acrobat888
Jan 19, 2016

This book is great! If you want a heartwarming, yet thrilling story this is the one for you!

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rmurton
Nov 26, 2015

Anyone who loves books about the special relationship between animals and humans must read this book! I read it first in grade school (must have signed it out of the school library at least 50 times) and just read it again as an adult- it is still was an emotional and lovely read!

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acrobat888 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 13

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white_wolf_462 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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