The Snow Bear (Winter Journeys)
In The Snow Bear, a Winter Journey book, Sara is staying with her grandfather in northern Canada while her parents are waiting for the new baby to be born. Grandpa is supposed to drive her home in time for Christmas, but a big snowstorm makes it unsafe to travel. Sara is really sad. But she loves Grandpa, and he tells her a story about when he was a boy. He and his father went to visit the Inuit in the far north. He and an Inuit boy found a polar bear cub. Grandpa and Sara build a snow bear and a tiny igloo in the yard. That night Sara has a dream about the bear from grandpa’s story. The snow bear turns into a magical polar bear cub, and it takes her back in time to visit the Inuit boy. Sara gets to visit an Inuit igloo. She eats Inuit food and dresses in sealskin clothes. She wants to take the bear cub to find his mother, but it’s a long journey to where the polar bears hunt seals. Will Sara help the bear cub? The end of the book gives advice on how to build your own igloo and gives more facts about amazing animals that live in the arctic.
|Page Count||192 pages|
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