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A Boy and A Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton
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A Boy and A Bear in a Boat

by Dave Shelton

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Existential adventure for middle grade readers. For those not yet ready for Life of Pi. ( )
  Sullywriter | May 22, 2015 |
I did not understand this book at all. I liked it, But, I didn't understand it. ( )
  SagethePage | Sep 9, 2013 |
Read in one quick sitting, out of duty to read through the 2013 Carnegie Medal shortlist. Characters too thinly drawn, minuscule plot, not memorable. Not a medal winner. ( )
  celerydog | Apr 28, 2013 |
waiting for godot meets the little prince. I love it so much I can't even tell you. ( )
  suziannabean | Apr 2, 2013 |
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A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book, and a ukulele. The bear assures the boy that they are traveling a short distance and it really shouldn't take very long. But then they encounter "unforeseeable anomalies": turbulent stormy seas! a terrifying sea monster! and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich. The odds are pitted against the boy and the bear and their boat.
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A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book and a ukulele, for a short trip but soon their boat encounters "unforeseeable anomalies," strange storms, a terrifying sea monster, and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich.

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