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Journey of the pale bear / Susan Fletcher.


Twelve-year-old Arthur forms a bond with a polar bear given by King Haakon IV of Norway to King Henry III of England in 1252 while traveling as her handler. Includes historical notes.

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  • ISBN: 9781534420793
  • ISBN: 1534420797
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2018]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Intro; Dedication; Prologue; Part I: Norway; Chapter 1: Thief; Chapter 2: Feral; Chapter 3: Ice Bear; Chapter 4: This One We'll Keep; Chapter 5: The Brass Dwarf; Chapter 6: The Letter; Chapter 7: Treacherous Pot; Chapter 8: Wolf's Den and Rathole; Chapter 9: Soft Nose Whisper; Chapter 10: The Queen Margrete; Part II: The North Sea; Chapter 11: Dung; Chapter 12: Not Like Horses; Chapter 13: These Selfsame Stars; Chapter 14: River of Blood; Chapter 15: Another Kind of Beast; Chapter 16: A Rent in the Mist; Chapter 17: Treasure; Chapter 18: Footfalls; Chapter 19: Free Forever
Chapter 20: Sailing or BailingChapter 21: The Arrow; Chapter 22: Sleep; Chapter 23: Sinister, Soft Sound; Chapter 24: Listing to Starboard; Chapter 25: Storm; Chapter 26: Keys; Chapter 27: Some Kind of Dream; Part III: The Low Countries; Chapter 28: Alone; Chapter 29: Brown-Haired Lass; Chapter 30: Galumphing Grace; Chapter 31: Running; Chapter 32: Piggy Eyes; Chapter 33: A Great, Wide Bay; Chapter 34: Honorary Bear; Chapter 35: Sound Like a Whip; Chapter 36: Lopsided Hitch; Chapter 37: Stealing from the King; Chapter 38: Pale, Soft Blossom; Part IV: London; Chapter 39: Betrayal
Chapter 40: A Cartload of TroubleChapter 41: Birthright; Chapter 42: Old Enemy; Chapter 43: He Will Find No Defenders; Chapter 44: Trouble with the Bear; Chapter 45: Master de Botton; Chapter 46: The Menagerie; Chapter 47: A Heart Can Be Broken; Chapter 48: The Parcel; Chapter 49: Fourteen Different Kinds of Havoc; Chapter 50: Le Roi; Chapter 51: Tell Me Who You Are; Chapter 52: To Be a Bear Again; Chapter 53: The River; A Note from the Author; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Copyright
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Subject: Human-animal relationships > Juvenile fiction.
Polar bear > Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Polar bear > Fiction.
Bears > Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Henry III, 1216-1272 > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Europe.
Human-animal relationships.
Polar bear.
Genre: Electronic books.
Juvenile works.
Electronic books.

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