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In the Ute village, a boy called Short Tail worries that the Geat Bear will starve if he doesn't waken. So Short Tail heads off into the mountains to rouse the Great Bear. But on the way to the Great Bear's den, Short Tail too falls asleep, and slips into a magical dream in which the Great Bear teaches him a wornderful secret to share with his people.
Will Hobbs's lyrical text and Jill Kastner's rich, evoctive oil paintings bring the story of a Native American tradition ot vivid life.
Author: Will Hobbs
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 12.32h x 9.37w x 0.43d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 3.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 19489 / Beardream
Booklist 04/15/1997 pg. 1436
Kirkus Review - Children 03/15/1997 pg. 462
School Library Journal 04/01/1997 pg. 104
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1997 pg. 268 - Recommended, Satisfactory
About the Author
Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of many popular adventure stories for young readers, including Bearstone and Beardance. His picture book, Beardream, illustrated by Jill Kastner, is a companion to these novels. Seven of his novels have been chosen by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. A graduate of Stanford University and former language arts teacher, he lives in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, Jean. Longtime backpackers and river runners, they have spent many years exploring the mountain and canyon settings of Will's stories.
To learn more about the author and his books, visit Will's Web site at www.WillHobbsAuthor.com
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