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The Berenstain Bears and the Truth (original 1983; edition 1983)

by Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

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Title:The Berenstain Bears and the Truth
Authors:Stan Berenstain
Other authors:Jan Berenstain
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1983), Edition: First Edition, Paperback, 32 pages
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Tags:Truthful, Lying, Berenstain Bears, Honesty, Manners

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  SteppLibrary | Mar 20, 2017 |
In the story “The Berenstain Bears and the Truth”, Brother Bear and Sister Bear are playing soccer in the house, when they accidentally knock over and break a lamp. When Mama Bear comes home, she asks her children what happened and they lied. When Papa Bear comes home and their stories don’t match up, they get caught. The moral of this story is to always tell the truth. This story portrays to children that lying is wrong and can change the way people view you as a person. Mama Bear has to explain to her children that when you lie, in the future people will not believe you in the future. ( )
  arianacassiere | Mar 2, 2017 |
When Mama goes to the market, Brother and Sister play soccer in the house . . . and end up breaking a lamp! When Mama asks them what happened, they tell her a series of whoppers that just get bigger and bigger. Will they ever tell her the truth? This beloved story is a perfect way to teach children about the importance of honesty.
  wichitafriendsschool | Feb 27, 2017 |
Brother and Sister bear are home alone and they are trying to figure out what to do, they decide to play soccer in the house. As they are playing soccer, they accidentally break their Mama’s lamp. When their mama returns home, she asks what happened to her lamp, and they both lied and said the bird did it. When their father comes home and asks what happened, brother and sister bear forgot their lie, and then Mama and Papa bear realize they are lying. Mama bear tells sister and brother that “the lamp can be glued back, but trust cannot be”. The message of the story is that no matter what happens, you should always tell the truth, because it is hard to trust someone again after they lie, trust is something that is valued, and once its lost, it’s hard to get back again. ( )
  MaggieMurray | Feb 24, 2017 |
I really enjoy all of the Berenstain Bears books. I like that all of the Berenstain Bears books are information but also realistic fiction books. All of the books include bears that talk and have very human like characteristics. The main idea of this book is to teach children the importance of lying. I also like this book because there is a TV series that matches the books. For example, The “Berenstain Bears and the Truth” is the book I read, but if you go online and type in the book title there is also an episode that matches the book. I think this series is a great way to teach children life lessons in a fun way and in a way in which children can relate. ( )
  aseipp1 | Mar 9, 2016 |
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In the story “The Berenstain Bears and the Truth”, Brother Bear and Sister Bear are playing soccer in the house, when they accidentally knock over and break a lamp. When Mama Bear comes home, she asks her children what happened and they lied. When Papa Bear comes home and their stories don’t match up, they get caught. The moral of this story is to always tell the truth. This story portrays to children that lying is wrong and can change the way people view you as a person. Mama Bear has to explain to her children that when you lie, in the future people will not believe you in the future.
 

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No matter how you hope,
No matter how you try,
You can’t make truth
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394856406, Paperback)

When Brother and Sister Bear accidentally break Mama's favorite lamp, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again.  

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Brother and Sister Bear learn how important it is to tell the truth after they accidentally break Mama Bear's most favorite lamp.

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