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Joosse, Barbara M.
New York : Philomel Books, 2005.
IL K-3
ISBN 0399238840
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In an orphanage in Russia, there are 100 orphans.  There are 99 boys and girls and one bear.  Now Nikolai the bear tries to do all the right things but sometimes he plays a little bit too rough.  As the other children find families, poor Nikolai is sad that no one wants him to be part of their family.  Will he have to stay in the orphanage all his life?
SUBJECTS:     Orphans -- Fiction.
                        Orphanages -- Fiction.
                        Bears -- Fiction.
                        Novosibirsk (Russia) -- Fiction.
                        Russia -- Fiction.


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