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Overview

The Alaskan wilderness is a lonely place for Mark Andersen, especially after the death of his older brother, Jamie. But in time Mark finds someone else to love--Ben, an Alaskan brown bear so huge that no one else dares come near him. Gentle Ben has been a favorite of readers of all ages for 25 years, and is a timeless story of a rare friendship. An ALA Notable Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142405512
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/02/2006
Series: Puffin Modern Classics Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 165,800
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Walt Morey was an award-winning author of numerous works of children's fiction set in the U.S. Pacific Northwestand Alaska, the places where Morey lived for all of his life. His book Gentle Ben was the basis for the 1967 movie Gentle Giant and the 1967-1969 television show Gentle Ben.
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