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The Biggest Bear

Written & illustrated by Lynd Ward
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Johnny Orchard, who is humiliated to have the only barn in the valley without a bearskin nailed to it, vows to shoot the first bear he sees. When a cub follows him home from the woods one day, Johnny makes it his pet. Johnny confronts a difficult choice when the bear becomes out of control in this Caldecott Medal-winning book.

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Themes:
bears
hunting
Categories:
caldecott
classics
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote The Biggest Bear

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Lynd Ward

LYND WARD (1905-1985) illustrated more than two hundred books for children and adults throughout his prolific career. Winner of the Caldecott Medal for his watercolors in The Biggest Bear, Mr. Ward was also famous for his wood engravings, which are featured in museum collections throughout the United States and abroad.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780395148068
Publication Date:
June 1, 1960
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
52008730
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
18949033
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0395148065
Lexile:
770L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
29774
ATOS Book Level:
3.9
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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