The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale (2019)

The Polar Bear Son An Inuit Tale A lonely old woman adopts a polar bear and cares for him until he is grown When the bear must leave the village he continues to visit and provide for his mother in this gentle story
  • Title: The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale
  • Author: Lydia Dabcovich
  • ISBN: 9780395727669
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale
    A lonely old woman adopts a polar bear and cares for him until he is grown When the bear must leave the village, he continues to visit and provide for his mother in this gentle story.
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    1. I simply love traditional tales, and this one is no exception In an Inuit village, an old woman who had to rely on the help of others to feed herself, has found a polar bear cub Eventually, the bear grows big and starts hunting for her, providing enough food to feed the whole village But human jealousy being what it is, the tough hunters turn against the woman and the bear An inspiring tale with great illustrations offering a look into the overlooked Inuit culture from the now gone days.

    2. This book is appropriate for ages 3 to 6 in early childhood classrooms The book The Polar Bear Son talks about an old woman lived in an Inuit village She had no family and she felt lonely One day she found a little white polar bear cub out on the ice She thought his mother must have been killed So she took him home She shared with him the little food she had She called him Kunikdjuaq and loved him as her son He was happy with the old woman The children of the village loved to play with him Howev [...]

    3. Such a sweet story and few enough words that this book could be used for storytime The author also provides the pronunciation for the main characters name in the author s note page, yay The story is about an old woman who has no family until she finds a polar bear cub who becomes her son When the villagers decide to kill her son she sends him away but they still find a way to see each other.

    4. I read the kindle version of this, but I wish I d had the physical book The art looks like beautiful northern watercolor in the style of Rie Munoz I d like to see if that is true.The story was cute and simple, told in the fuzzy language of fairy tales At the end, there is some information about the Inuit people and legends Well worth a spot on the book shelf

    5. An Inuit traditional tale about an old woman that takes in a baby Polar Bear cub whose mother has been killed The story is poignant and illustrations are gentle This picture book would support upper elementary grades learning about Native Americans I m not sure if it would work in a folk tale unit as it might be harder to find the usual characteristics of this genre Well worth a read.

    6. In this warm clear survival story, a lonely old Inuit woman adopts an orphan polar bear cub and raises it as her son until jealous hunters in the village threaten the bear s life The cool, muted gouache illustrations bring this loving story to life showing that family always sticks together.

    7. This one is a tear jerker An old woman lives alone in an Inuit Village with no family to hunt or provide for her She has to depend upon her neighbors for food That is, until one day, she finds a polar bear cub without a family of his own She brings him home and shares what little bit she has with him The polar bear grows, hunts and fishes, bringing the old woman than enough It is her turn to share with the villagers The hunters began to get angry and decided to kill the bear Hearing of their pl [...]

    8. A village s old woman is hungry and tired because she is alone She has no sons or husband to help her Not until she finds a polar bear and raises it has her own son She is happy, but the rest of the village is jealous of her easy access to food and survival They threaten to kill the bear, so the old woman forced the bear to leave Find the book to figure what happened to the bear and old woman in the village This book can be used to help students make their writings relatable to their life They [...]

    9. Grade K 1 or 2 3 Topic learning about the Arctic polar bears, living organisms, stories about animalsThis story is a tale told by Inuit tribes about an old woman who raises a faithful polar bear It could be used to talk about folk tales in different cultures, or to talk about life in the Arctic, or simply to learn a little bit about polar bears or the Inuit people.

    10. A heartwarming and heart wrenching picture book telling the Inuit tale of the old woman and her faithful and loving polar bear son This book made me happy with a few humans and angry with the rest PB tales InuitRetold and illustrated by Lydia Dabcovich Published by Clarion Books.

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