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Gentle Ben
Gentle Ben
Author: Walt Morey, John Schoenherr (Illustrator)
Mark's best friend is man's worst enemy. — The Alaskan wilderness is a lonely place for Mark Andersen, especially after the tragic death of his older brother, Jamie. But in time Mark finds someone else to care about -- Ben, an Alaskan brown bear whose vicious owner keeps him chained... a bear so huge that no one else dares come near him. ...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $7.59 or $3.69+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780140360356
ISBN-10: 0140360352
Publication Date: 1/1/1992
Pages: 191
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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lipslady avatar reviewed Gentle Ben on + 101 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
My 13 yr. old son laughed and cried throughout this book and ended it saying it was one of the best books he had ever read. This from a boy that generally hates to read!
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I-no-books avatar reviewed Gentle Ben on + 93 more book reviews
Hardcover 3rd printing 1966
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Prize winning children's book by author who has lived in the heart of the Olympic Mountains and in Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Canada.
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This is a good book for boys.
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One of the first books I read that made me cry!
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A 1965 ALA Notable Book and winner of the Sequoyah Children's Book Award, Gentle Ben tells the story of friendship between a small boy and a large Alaskan brown bear. Together they face adventures troubles and the upset townspeople who are determined to destroy Ben.


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