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As far as Sister Bear is concerned, there's a whole lot to like about school--her classmates, her teacher, and even the schoolwork. If it weren't for gym class, things would be perfect. All those jumping jacks and deep knee bends make Sister hot, sweaty, and sore. But when a slight twist of fate gives her the chance to sit on the sidelines, will Sister stretch the truth instead of her arms?
Can girls play football? Bertha Broom wants to join the football team but is turned down by coach Grizzmeyer because she's a girl. The students at Bear Country School start to question how girls and boys are treated differently. Soon, everyone is up in arms about Bertha's "football fate." Then Queenie McBear and Sister Bear decide to take a serious stand and get the town involved in equality for everyone!
Brother Bear learns about fear and getting back in the saddle when a ghost haunts the horse riding academy.
The Bear Detectives get to the bottom of a spooky car heist Beartown is all revved up for the Classic Car Show. But 8 cars mysteriously disappear from the athletic field, including Papa Bear's precious Red Roadster! The same night the cars vanish, Two-Ton Grizzly sees a ghost in his auto graveyard. It's up to the Bear Detectives to put together the clues and discover who--whether ghost or bear--is behind the heist!
Papa Bear's attempt to scare a band of young campers by telling them about ghosts in the woods comes to an unexpected conclusion with a double ghost lesson.
Brother and Sister bear are in for a thrilling surprise when they discover their Gran has a long lost and hidden secret perfect for a school talent show.
Brother, Sister and Cousin Bear all want to get their scouting Good Deed merit badges.Follow them and Papa Bear through their community.
Illustrated in full color. Sister can't believe the gift Brother gets for his birthday--it's the biggest, shiniest three-speed bike she's ever seen! She may not be big enough to reach the pedals, but she wants that bike! The evils of jealousy become clear in a nightmare in which a green-eyed monster convinces Sister to prove that she can ride the bike. But look out! Sister--and the bike--are headed for trouble.
When Brother gets in trouble for not doing his homework, he learns that his father isn't perfect. Father and son learn a lesson together in this classic children's book.
Queenie McBear, the bossy new she-cub in town, tries to take over by putting other cubs down. But she's in for a lesson when Sister Bear decides not to give in to Queenie's peer pressure tactics.
Commotion begins when Brother Bear and Sister Bear can't seem to clean their extremely messy room without the aid of their Parent Bears.
Illus. in full color. Papa Bear's favorite blackberry honey disappears, and the Bear Detectives set out to find the culprit.
The Bears get a new neighbor . . . with a very strong smell!When the woodchucks next door move out of their burrow, Sister and Brother Bear can't wait to meet their new neighbors. That is, until they find out that they're going to be living next door to the stinkiest animal there is--a skunk! Although the kids are put off by Mr. Skunk's powerful smell, Mama Bear insists they be kind to their white-striped new pal. As they help him fix up the old woodchuck burrow, Sister and Brother Bear learn that skunks are no different from anybody else. And they might even find that there are advantages to having a skunk on their side..
Stuck-up Ferdy Factual learns that friendship takes more than just smarts Brother and Sister Bear try to welcome the new cub in town by taking him to school on his 1st day. They quickly learn that Ferdy Factual, son of the famous scientist Actual Factual, is brilliant at math, science, and chess--but he isn't good at making friends. With the help and patience of the Bear family, Ferdy will finally come to realize that there may be more to school than just books.
"Father's Day is nothing but a greeting card holiday," is what Papa says. If that's the way Papa feels, then his family just won't celebrate this year. But, as the big day rolls around, and there's no card, no gift, and no breakfast in bed, Papa's spirits sink lower and lower. That's when the cubs spring on him their wonderful Papa's Day surprise!From the Trade Paperback edition.
Sister Bear sure likes to celebrate holidays. With Thanksgiving, you get turkey and all the trimmings. Christmastime brings presents galore. And Valentine's Day--well, who wouldn't like to receive 23 valentines? Especially when some of them are sealed with a kiss! With visions of chocolate bunnies and jellybeans dancing in her head, it's no wonder why Sister can't wait for Easter and the Giant Beartown Easter Egg Hunt.Mama Bear worries though. Is the true meaning of Easter getting lost in the hunt? Or will the miracle of spring help Sister Bear find a whole new appreciation for the season? From the Trade Paperback edition.
When Mrs. Grizzle comes and Mama and Papa Bear go, what will happen to Brother and Sister? You'll have to read to know.
Sister Bear's first slumber party at Lizzy Bruin's gets out of hand with pillow fighting and soda squirting--and then Brother Bear and Cousin Freddy show up. Lizzy's parents have no choice but to end the party, and Brother and Sister receive a valuable lesson in behaving away from home.
A substitute teacher means only one thing--it's time to play some tricks!Brother Bear is just starting to get nervous about tomorrow's big history test when Teacher Bob announces that the students will have a substitute teacher for the next three days. According to mischievous Too-Tall Grizzly, there's only one way to deal with a grouch-puss old sub: pranks! Instead of studying, Too-Tall, Brother Bear, and Cousin Freddy stay up all night coming up with wacky jokes. They get a trick book and some fake spiders--they even put a frog in the teacher's desk! But when the sub turns out to be more fun than they imagined, the boys realize they may have made a terrible mistake. Will they have time to undo the jokes before the test? Or are they about to become history?
While out of school for a few days with a cold, Brother Bear ignores his make-up work. And when he returns to class, he discovers the consequences of neglecting his responsibilities: he fails his division test. Grizzly Gramps helps Brother learn that it's never too late to correct a mistake.
Sister Bear is lonely until a new cub her age moves in down the street.
Illus. in full color. Brother and Sister Bear's parents always seem to be nagging them about something, so the cubs decide to show how their parents annoy them by creating a play entitled "The Trouble with Grownups." Then Mama and Papa put on their own role-reversal skit, and everyone winds up learning something about themselves. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Brother and Sister Bear learn how important it is to tell the truth after they accidentally break Mama Bear's most favorite lamp.
Harry McGill teaches Too-Tall a lesson about respect Harry McGill is new to Bear Country School, and he's off to a rough start with the other cubs because he's in a wheelchair. He's a whiz at the computer and chess, but has a hard time making friends--especially because Too-Tall is making fun of him and calling him "Wheels." Can Harry teach Too-Tall a lesson by playing him in a game of basketball?
When Papa Bear goes honey-hunting, trouble is sure to followThere are chores to be done around the house, but all Papa Bear can think about is honey. There is no finer honey than the kind made by the bees that live in the gnarled old tree in the depths of the dark forest. Papa would be the happiest bear in the land if he could get his paws on some of that honey, but there's one big problem--the bees won't share! Papa Bear has tried everything--asking, sneaking, hiding--and all he's gotten for his trouble is a pawful of bee-stingers. But today he's come up with a foolproof plan to get the wild, wild honey, and he's determined to carry it out. Papa Bear is either going to have honey for dinner--or stingers for dessert!