Title: The Forgotten Bear
Author: Consuelo Joerns
Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 1978
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Gr. 1

Overview: A story of a lost bear named Sam. Sam was left in an attic and wants to leave so he sends a message in a bottle to a boy named Peter. Peter eventually gets Sam’s message and sails over on a small boat to pick him up. This is when things get interesting. Good story of adventure and friendship.

Activity: The students can make captains hats out of newspaper to look like Sam.

Reviewer’s Name: Chris O’Donovan