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The girl who speaks bear

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Scholastic Press,
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First US edition.
The newest heart-expanding, magical adventure from Sophie Anderson, author of the critically acclaimed House with Chicken Legs . "They call me Yanka the Bear. Not because of where I was found. Only a few people know about that. They call me Yanka the Bear because I am so big and strong." Discovered in a bear cave as a baby, 12-year-old Yanka dreams of knowing who she really is. Although Yanka is happy at home with her loving foster mother, she feels out of place in the village where the other children mock her for her unusual size and strength.So when Yanka wakes up one morning to find her legs have become bear legs, she knows she has no choice but to leave her village. She has to find somewhere she truly belongs, so she ventures into the Snow Forest with her pet weasel, Mousetrap, in search of the truth about her past.But deep in the forest there are many dangers and Yanka discovers that even the most fantastic stories she grew up hearing are true. And just as she draws close to discovering who she really is, something terrifying happens that could trap her in the forest . . . forever.
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Last Grouping Update2020-07-03 04:17:51AM
Last Indexed2020-07-05 04:38:10AM

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subject_facetAction and adventure fiction
Animals -- Fiction
Bears -- Fiction
Bears -- Juvenile fiction
Belonging (Social psychology) -- Fiction
Belonging (Social psychology) -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Fantasy fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction
Identity -- Fiction
Magic -- Fiction
Voyages and travels -- Fiction
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe girl who speaks bear
title_fullThe girl who speaks bear / Sophie Anderson
title_shortThe girl who speaks bear
Belonging (Social psychology)
Identity (Psychology)
Voyages and travels