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Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear / by Lindsay Mattick ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

Mattick, Lindsay, (author.). Blackall, Sophie, (illustrator.). Little, Brown and Company, (publisher.).


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  • 82 of 90 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Rockville Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rockville Public Library E MAT (Text to phone) 34035134075122 Juvenile Easy Available -
Rockville Public Library E MAT (Text to phone) 34035138910449 Juvenile Easy Available -

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Summary, etc.:
A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 3.4.
Lexile AD590L.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.4 0.5 176655.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Winner, Elementary, 2018.
Caldecott Medal, 2016.
Subject: Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Juvenile fiction.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Juvenile fiction.
Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Fiction.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Fiction.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Juvenile fiction.
Bears > Juvenile fiction.
Veterinarians > Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers > Juvenile fiction.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Fiction.
Bears > Fiction.
Soldiers > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books for children.
Picture books.
Historical fiction.

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