Journey of the Pale Bear

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$18.99  $17.66
Margaret K. McElderry Books
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5.4 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Susan Fletcher is the acclaimed author of Journey of the Pale Bear; as well as the Dragon Chronicles, composed of Dragon's Milk, Flight of the Dragon Kyn, Sign of the Dove, and Ancient, Strange, and Lovely; and the award-winning Alphabet of Dreams, Shadow Spinner, Walk Across the Sea, and Falcon in the Glass. Ms. Fletcher lives in Bryan, Texas. Visit her at Susan


"I simply adore this novel. It has it all: gorgeous prose, fascinating history, riveting adventure. But it's the unlikely tender friendship between a lonely boy and a polar bear that makes this a story to cherish. A lovely little miracle of a book."
-Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal Winning author of The One and Only Ivan
"Master storyteller Susan Fletcher creates a breathtaking adventure. Every reader will want to be Arthur, bonding with that exquisite bear, in their search for true freedom."
-Kirby Larson, Newbery Honor Winning author of Hattie Big Sky
"I loved every single thing about this large-hearted and riveting medieval adventure."
-William Alexander, National Book Award Winning author of Goblin Secrets
* "A stupendous coming-of-age tale stuffed with adventure and laced with deeper questions."--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
"Fletcher (Falcon in the Glass, 2013) blends high-seas action-adventure with a heartwarming animal-human friendship. Based on historical events, this is a heartfelt tale with plenty of middle-grade appeal."--Booklist