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Black Bear Dreams

Black Bear Dreams


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This beautifully imagined book mixes scientific facts about Ursus americanus, The North American Black Bear, with a soulful glimpse of what these majestic and peaceful creatures might be longing for as they slumber the winter away, awaiting the bounty of spring and all that follows. It harmonizes scientific facts and lyric poetry to engage readers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999092460
Publisher: Bealu Books
Publication date: 12/11/2019
Series: Aha! Readers
Pages: 52
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

During the past twenty years, Anne Michelle Lawrence, Ph.D., has taught writing to children, adolescents, and adults, including multilingual writers. She has also worked as a writing teacher educator for prospective and practicing elementary, secondary, and college writing teachers. Dr. Lawrence is the incoming Co-Director of the Tampa Bay Area Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project, a nonprofit professional-development organization for teachers of writing. Dr. Lawrence's research focuses on how writing supports curiosity, creativity, and collaboration for community action. One major strand of her research investigates how young people use writing both to inquire into environmental problems and to address those challenges with their community members.

Luana has her MA in reading and has been in education and publishing for over 25 years. She's been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, PD presenter, author, and editor. Currently, she is busy editing and publishing books through her tiny publishing house, BeaLu Books (named after her puppies, Mr. Beans and Lucy). Luana lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband, son, and puppies. Her go-to response when faced with a challenge in teaching, parenting, or life is "There's got to be a book about...." You can contact Luana at

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

  • Black Bear Country
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • New Year
  • Fives Senses of Black Bears
  • Questions for Discussion
  • Glossary

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