The Bears of Blue River

The Bears of Blue River

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The Bears of Blue River describes the adventures of a young boy growing up in early nineteenth-century rural Indiana. Little Balser lives with his parents, a younger brother, and a baby sister in a cozy log cabin on the bank of the Big Blue River. Although only thirteen or fourteen years old, he is quite familiar with the dangers and rigors of frontier life. As the story unfolds, the boy becomes lost in the forest, encounters the fierce one-eared bear, and is nearly caught by a bear as he dozes next to what he thinks is a bearskin. This is a book for children or adults who love nature and tales of early pioneer more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 134.62 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 294.83g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Midland Book
  • 0253203309
  • 9780253203304
  • 985,236

Table of contents

Chapter IThe Big BearChapter IIHow Balser got a GunChapter IIILost in a ForestChapter IVThe One-eared BearChapter VThe Wolf HuntChapter VIBorrowed FireChapter VIIThe Fire BearChapter VIIIThe Black GullyChapter IXOn the Stroke of NineChapter XA Castle on Brandywineshow more

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210 ratings
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4 32% (67)
3 16% (33)
2 6% (13)
1 1% (2)
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