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Author Cameron, Claire, 1973-

Title The bear : a novel / Claire Cameron.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    CAMERON,CLA    Available
Edition First Edition.
Description xiii, 221 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "A powerfully suspenseful story narrated by a young girl who must fend for herself and her little brother after a brutal bear attack. While camping with her family on a remote island, five-year-old Anna awakes in the night to the sound of her mother screaming. A rogue black bear, 300 pounds of fury, is attacking the family's campsite, pouncing on her parents as prey. At her dying mother's faint urging, Anna manages to get her brother into the family's canoe and paddle away. But when the canoe dumps the two children on the edge of the woods, and the sister and brother must battle hunger, the elements, and a dangerous wilderness, we see Anna's heartbreaking love for her family--and her struggle to be brave when nothing in her world seems safe anymore. Told in the honest, raw voice of five-year-old Anna, this is a riveting story of love, courage, and survival"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Bear attacks -- Ontario -- Algonquin Provincial Park -- Fiction.
Parents -- Death -- Fiction.
Camping -- Ontario -- Algonquin Provincial Park -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Survival -- Ontario -- Algonquin Provincial Park -- Fiction.
Algonquin Provincial Park (Ont.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Suspense fiction.
Adventure fiction.
Psychological fiction
ISBN 9780316230124 hardback
031623012X hardback

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