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Braden and Finley accompany their father, a wildlife biologist, when he tags a bear that has just had cubs and later, use the tag to find her again in hopes she will adopt an orphaned cub.
An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note
On each of the twelve days during her Christmas visit with her cousin Will, Katie writes home describing the history, geography, animals, and interesting sites of Michigan that she has explored. Uses the cumulative pattern of the traditional carol to present amusing state trivia at the end of each letter.