The Bears' Vacation

Author: N.A

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780394800523

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 63

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Illus. in full color. Papa Bear demonstrates his seaside safety rules--with disastrous results.

The Bears' Vacation: Read & Listen Edition

Author: Stan Berenstain,Jan Berenstain

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307979210

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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Read and listen along with the Berenstain Bears! Papa Bear demonstrates his seaside safety rules—with disastrous results—in this fun-filled classic Beginner Book, edited by Dr. Seuss. “Hooray! Hooray! We’re on our way! Our summer vacation starts today!” School’s out, and the Bear family is ready for a vacation at the beach. Whether the Bears are sailing, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, or having a run-in with an angry whale, Father Bear certainly knows how to find trouble. The Bears' Vacation will leave young readers eager for their very own summer fun! Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. This ebook includes Read & Listen audio narration.

The Bears' Vacation

Author: N.A

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780394900520

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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Papa Bear demonstrates his seaside safety rules–with disastrous results.

Mr. Bear's vacation

Author: Debi Gliori

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439249560

Category: Bear, Mr. (Fictitious character : Gliori)

Page: N.A

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When Mr. Bear's relaxing camping trip with his family turns into a scary nightmare, he decides they need a vacation from their vacation.

Lord of Publishing

A Memoir

Author: Sterling Lord

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453254633

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 310

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A frank and insightful memoir of a life spent in publishing, by one of literature’s most legendary agents Sterling Lord has led an extraordinary life, from his youth in small-town Iowa to his post-war founding and editing of an English-language magazine in Paris, followed by his move to New York City to become one of the most powerful literary agents in the field. As agent to Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, and countless others—ranging from Jimmy Breslin and Rocky Graziano to the Berenstains and four US cabinet members—Lord is the decisive influence and authors’ confidant who has engineered some of the most important book deals in literary history. In Lord of Publishing, his memoir of life and work (and tennis), Lord reveals that he is also a consummate storyteller. Witty and wise, he brings to life what was arguably the greatest era of book publishing, and gives a brilliant insider’s scoop on the key figures of the book business—as well as some of the most remarkable books and authors of our time.

Bears in the Night: Read & Listen Edition

Author: Stan Berenstain,Jan Berenstain

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307979172

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Read and listen along with the Berenstain Bears! The Bears' adventures take them in, out, around, and about. "A good job of combining words and pictures into a slapstick but cohesive story."—School Library Journal This ebook includes Read & Listen audio narration.

Beyond Picture Books

A Guide to First Readers

Author: Barbara Barstow,Judith Riggle

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780835235198

Category: Education

Page: 501

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A bibliography that suggests books for beginner readers is accompanied by subject, title, illustrator, readability level, and series indexes

How To Make The Most Of Your Vacation While Traveling In Alaska

Author: Noah Daniels

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3730977105

Category: Travel

Page: 29

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Did you know that Alaska has long been billed as the "Last Frontier"? In this book you will discover some places that people have never heard of or thought about going to. This report is written as your personal guide to places near and far in the state of Alaska. However, if you're looking for igloos, forget it, you won't find them here! What you will find though are places you can go and travel within the state. You will also find out about how the people get around in Alaska. This book will provide you with an overview of what it takes hundreds of pages to do for a book. Even though there are some websites with information, the majority of them are few and far between with information. This book has information that will help you decided where you want to travel in Alaska. It will also help you decide what method of transportation you prefer to use. After reading this book, you will be able to make a uniformed decision on the places you'd like to visit in the state. You will find out about different climates, outdoor activities and much more!

My Summer Vacation

Author: R.M. (Dick) Griffin

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465386025

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 85

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My Summer Vacation is an autobiographical short story about nine wild and wonderful days on a camping trip with the author, his best friend Don, his Dad, Mr. Hall, and their family dog Sarge in 1949. The transportation was a 1928 Model A Ford, 2dr that had a top speed of maybe 45 miles per hour. The trip started in Rawlins, Wyoming and covered more than 400 miles all the way to Yellowstone National Park and back home to Rawlins. It turned out to be one of the greatest adventures of a young boys life. Excerpt: Be Careful When You Play With Firecrackers! Mr. Hall occasionally would have a little fun by throwing a fire cracker out on his side when a fancy car went by. He was kind of intimidated by fancy cars. I think it was because he had to drive the Model A which even then was more than twenty years old. It was fun watching them slow down to check their tires and stuff. Don and I also had become very good at laying them down just right as we called it and we were getting a little cocky. Don spotted a flashy 49 Buick coming at us and he said Lets get this guy! Don took a couple puffs on the cigarette to get it real hot and I waited with the firecracker in my left hand for just her right moment.Now! Don said, and I touched the fuse to the cigarette and immediately flung it right past Mr. Halls nose out the drivers side window! Suddenly everything seemed to start happening in slow motion!....................

The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Vacation

Author: Stan Berenstain,Jan Berenstain

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307978826

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Go on a vacation with the Bear family in this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Papa, Mama, Brother, and Sister are heading to the Great Grizzly Mountains for a relaxing vacation. But a messy cabin, noisy animals, a swarm of mosquitos, and a rainstorm just might dampen all of their fun. This beloved story is a perfect way to teach children about making the best out of a bad situation.

Yee haw!

a bear's vacation

Author: Tracey Herrold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780769603834

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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When his family leaves their cozy cave in Yellowstone Park to go on vacation, the young bear Tex looks forward to trying out his lasso in the big city.

The Bear in the Attic

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 146680937X

Category: Humor

Page: 240

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The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date. Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, and the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't actually catch. Combining the curmudgeonly voice of Dave Barry and the sly humor of Garrison Keillor, McManus brilliantly captures the everyday absurdities that comprise our existence. Alongside his humor, McManus's inimitable vision consistently evokes a childlike wonder at the natural world. Even if we are running low on food, the compass is broken, and we are fairly certain we have just spotted a family of Sasquatches frolicking in the treetops, The Bear in the Attic makes the outdoors seem irresistible.

Holiday For Edith And The Bears

Author: Dare Wright

Publisher: Dare Wright Media, LLC

ISBN: 9780996582759

Category:

Page: 62

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Edith, the doll featured in Dare Wright's best-selling "The Lonely Doll" book series, together with her friends, Mr. Bear and Little Bear, leave their city home for a vacation on Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Their summer is spent playing on pristine beaches, discovering the seaside wildlife, getting acquainted with wild ponies, and imagining adventures on the high seas. Little Bear ignores Mr. Bear's warning never to go on a boat without him, and he and Edith soon find themselves drifting dangerously out to sea. Luckily Mr. Bear comes to their rescue, and the two learn a valuable lesson before their vacation ends.

Last Team Standing

How the Steelers and the Eagles—"The Steagles"—Saved Pro Football During World War II

Author: Matthew Algeo

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613748884

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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During World War II, the National Football League faced a crisis unimaginable today: a shortage of players. By 1943, so many players were in the armed forces that the league was forced to fold one team (the Cleveland Rams) and merge two others: the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles. And so the Steagles were born, with a roster that included military draft rejects, aging stars lured out of retirement, and even a couple of active servicemen who managed to get leave for the games. The team’s center was deaf in one ear, its wide receiver was blind in one eye, and its halfback had bleeding ulcers. One player was so old he'd never played football with a helmet. Yet, somehow, this motley bunch managed to post a winning record—the first for the Eagles and just the second for the Steelers. But Last Team Standing isn’t just about football. It’s also about life in the United States during World War II, a time of fear and hope, of sacrifice and momentous change. It’s about rationing, racism, and Rosie the Riveter. It’s about draft boards, bond drives, and movie stars. Above all, it’s about the men and women of the Greatest Generation who couldn’t fight, but helped win the war in immeasurable ways. Matthew Algeo is the author of Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure and The President Is a Sick Man. An award-winning journalist, Algeo has reported from four continents for public radio’s All Things Considered, Marketplace, and Morning Edition.

Emma's Vacation

Author: David McPhail

Publisher: Dutton Childrens Books

ISBN: 9780525471080

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Emma's idea of a good vacation is quite different from that of her parents.

Black Bear

North America's Bear

Author: Stephen R. Swinburne

Publisher: Highlights Press

ISBN: 1629792616

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Three species of bear inhabit North America: the grizzly, the polar bear, and the black bear. But the American black bear is truly North America's bear, found only in North America. Black bears range from Canada to Mexico, from New England to California. There may be as many as 750,000 black bears roaming the forests and mountains of the continent. With its large population, and with more people moving into black bear territory, it's important that we understand this magnificent animal. Stephen R. Swinburne takes us to where black bears live. He joins biologists in search of bears in the Pennsylvania woods, where a mother bear is examined and her cubs tagged. He visits a "school teacher" for orphaned cubs who teaches them how to survive in the wild. Along the way, he offers his personal observations together with fascinating facts about black bears and their world. (Did you know that in the autumn, black bears consume as much as twenty thousand calories a day? That's equivalent to forty-two hamburgers!) With stunning full-color and archival photographs, this lively book shows how North America's bear behaves and survives.

My Extended Vacation

The Long Weekend

Author: Ophalandus Brasfield II

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477129154

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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The Long Weekend continued for Caleb Bane. Last seen going to jail for crimes he didn't commit, Caleb plotted for a way to be released unaware that new problems brought more dangers ahead in the mysterious town of Hempstead. First he must use his wits and his newfound strength to outwit the machinations of the new Sheriff of Hempstead, Hugo Sanchez. Richard Fales, a relative of Leona Sharpe came to Hempstead with hopes for a new job and a fresh start. Instead he found more at the unemployment office than even he suspected. Dustin Barkley, Caleb's friend, solved mysteries with a new partner; a mysterious but intriguing woman who was hiding more than her fair share of secrets. Finally, two new adversaries wait to challenge the perseverance of both the Masters of Voodoo and the Brother. When all is said and done, Caleb may wish he spent an extended vacation elsewhere.