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Lysiak, Hilde , Lysiak, Matthew

Bear on the Loose

(3) 1-3 Hilde Cracks the Case series. Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff. Nine-year-old "serious reporter" Hilde knows "being a reporter means going out and hunting down the news." As Hilde investigates a spree of baked-goods robberies (Hero) and tracks down a bear cub roaming the neighborhood (Bear), aspiring reporters learn relevant vocabulary and get an insider's scoop on the journalistic process. Pen-and-ink illustrations closely follow the texts, increasing accessibility. "Questions and Activities" are appended. Review covers these Hilde Cracks the Case titles: Bear on the Loose and Hero Dog!.


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