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Tears of Mother Bear
     

Tears of Mother Bear

3.6 3
by Anne Margaret Lewis, Kathleen Cheney Fritz (Illustrator)
 

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Where do Petoskey stones come from? Perhaps the answer lies in the discovery that Mother Bear has been leaving her tears all over the beaches of Lake Michigan for hundreds of years. Walk the shores of Lake Michigan with grandpa and his grandchildren on their rock hunting expedition, in search of the great Petoskey stone. Grandpa passes on the age old Ojibwe

Overview

Where do Petoskey stones come from? Perhaps the answer lies in the discovery that Mother Bear has been leaving her tears all over the beaches of Lake Michigan for hundreds of years. Walk the shores of Lake Michigan with grandpa and his grandchildren on their rock hunting expedition, in search of the great Petoskey stone. Grandpa passes on the age old Ojibwe Sleeping Bear legend, and reveals the untold story of the Tears of Mother Bear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934133620
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,312,298
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Anne Margaret Lewis has been writing children's books since the sixth grade when she 'wrote, designed and published' her first children's book. She is the author of HAS ANYONE SEEN CHRISTMAS?, SANTA GOES GREEN, HIDDEN PUMPKINS, and many others.

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Tears of Mother Bear 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Simply stated, this book lacks heart, passion and originality. What a disappointment.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book has exceeded my expectations when i first heard it was coming out!! it is well written with beautiful illustrations! I love it!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Tears of Mother Bear is a well written story that has awesome illustrations that totally showcase Lake Michigan and the great sandy beaches. What a unique concept to have the Michigan State stone, the petoskey stone, become the tears from Mother Bear of the Sleeping Bear legend. Awesome!!!!!!!