A BOY AND HIS BEAR
New York : Margaret McElderry, 1996.
story takes place in medieval times in England. The sport of bearbaiting
is very popular during that time. Bearbaiting involves chaining a bear
up and forcing it to fight for it's life. When young Dickon is sent to
London Bear Garden on an errand, he finds a young bear cub that is being
chased by the handlers. Dickon loves animals and is determined to save
this young bear from a cruel future. Medieval London comes alive in this
book. This book is told partly from the bear cub's point of view. To find
out if Dickon will be successful in his quest to save the bear, read A
BOY AND HIS BEAR, by Harriet Graham.
Bears -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
England -- Fiction
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