Bear on the train

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One fall day, a bear follows the smell of grain down a mountain and onto a hopper car on a mile-long freight train. Nobody sees him but Jeffrey, who shouts at him to get off the train. The bear pays no attention and soon settles in for a long winter sleep. For months, Jeffrey watches for the train to pass through his town, and each time it does, he tries to rouse the bear. But it's not until the fresh green smells of spring are in the air that the bear wakes from his sleep and heads back up the mountain. Bear on the Train combines a beautifully written text with richly evocative illustrations to create an unusual tale of hibernation that hums with the rhythm of the rails.
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Grouped Work ID 81bc2b8d-4ecc-f803-a55f-c7a3d315a217
Full title bear on the train
Author lawson julie
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-15 04:36:51AM
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subject_facet Bears -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Bear on the train
title_full Bear on the train / written by Julie Lawson ; illustrated by Brian Deines
title_short Bear on the train
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