The Berenstain Bears and the Wheelchair Commando

The Berenstain Bears and the Wheelchair Commando Illus in black and white Too Tall makes fun of Harry and calls him Wheels because he s in a wheelchair But Harry can handle it he even challenges Too Tall to a basketball game

  • Title: The Berenstain Bears and the Wheelchair Commando
  • Author: Stan Berenstain Jan Berenstain
  • ISBN: 9780679840343
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Illus in black and white Too Tall makes fun of Harry and calls him Wheels because he s in a wheelchair But Harry can handle it he even challenges Too Tall to a basketball game

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    1. Misconceptions are addressed and resolved in this little book of 104 pages. Readers are able to see how disability is viewed from a variety of people including: parents of a child with a disability, fellow classmates & their parents, a teacher, and the person with a disability. The parents say, `Harry's got to learn to get along with non-disabled cubs too'. One classmate seeing Harry for the first time says, `he's going to need a lot of help from the rest of us - a lot of help'. The term `cr [...]

    2. This is a long chapter book, not a simple storybook like most of the Berenstain Bears books. It took me about 45 minutes to read it out loud to my special needs teenage son. There were parts of this story that was repeated over and over again which got kind of old, but overall this is a very good book. Teaching very good lessons to readers, both 'disabled' and not. This shows emotions and feelings from both a little boy (bear) in a wheelchair and Brother, Sister and their friends who are healthy [...]

    3. A new child is moving into the neighborhood. A ramp is built by the door. The children learn that the boy is in a wheel chair. Throughout the story, sister tells her mother things she will ask the new boy, and mother advises her not to ask those kinds of questions. The cub in the wheelchair is very angry, and is very curt with the teacher and the students. Brother and sister find ways to make friends, and he becomes very popular with the other students. He challenges Too-tall to a wheelchair bas [...]

    4. GreatLoved it. Great book. Would recommend to anyone. Would read again. Can't wait to read the next one. Great ending.

    5. An enjoyable and interesting Berenstein Bears tale. A new kid (Harry) arrives in town, and his defining characteristic for the local kids is his being confined to a wheelchair. This leads the schoolkids to adopt a pitiful, sympathetic and somewhat condescending attitude, which Harry despises, and he constantly feels the need to prove himself. At the same time, the Too-Tall Gang finds Harry to be a natural target and dubs him the “cripple.” Unfortunately for them, Harry also happens to be a v [...]

    6. a new kid went to bear country school. he was in the wheelchair and had no friends and then he got alot and a bullie became his friend.Auryn 7yo

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