Bibliographic Information: Kadir, N. (2014). Baby Bear. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Brief Annotation: Baby Bear is lost and is trying to find his way back home but doesn’t remember the way back. Luckily, he meets friends along the way that helps him back home.

Genre: Animal Fantasy

Grade Level: PreK-2

Readers who will like this: This is a good book to read to children who likes looking at illustrations. It is a book that can help students be reminded that though the journey make not be easy and sometimes it seems that you’re not reaching your goals, there are people out there helping you and if you keep going you can make it to your goal.

Rating/Response (1-4): 4; this book though does not have a lot of words express a lot of feelings. Readers were able to go on the journey home with Baby Bear and share his fears and wanting to go back home.

Text-Dependent Question: What is the promise Baby Bear made to Salmon?

Strategy: Process Drama – students can pretend to be one of the other animals helping Baby Bear find home