Baby Bear by Kadir Nelson

Bibliographic Information:  Nelson, K. (2014). Baby Bear. New York: Balzer and Bray.

Annotation:  Baby Bear was about a bear who was lost and needed to get home.  While finding his way home, he came across other animals who helped him along the way by giving him encouragement.  With all the support from the other animals, Baby Bear made it home safely.

Genre:  Fiction

Grade Level:  Preschool-2nd Grade

Interested Readers:  Readers who could be interested in this book, could be students who like animals, nature or students who like or are interested about helping others.

Personal Response and Rating:  I thoroughly enjoyed this book, I thought this books had a great lesson built in about helping others and being positive, while also being a book that young children can enjoy.  Based on the exceptional work by Kadir Nelson, I would give this book a five star rating.

Text-Dependent Question:  What is one animal Baby Bear came across on his journey home and what did that animal do to help Baby Bear?

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