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The legend of the teddy bear [electronic resource]. Frank Murphy.

Murphy, Frank. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781627531238 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781627532105 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Ann Arbor : Sleeping Bear Press, 2013.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: While nearly everyone has a memory of their own favorite tattered teddy bear, the details of the day President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear have been lost to time. Now, nearly 100 years later, the legend that has grown around that fateful encounter will captivate you in this delightful tale.Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen brings his magical touch to another great American legend with illustratons for the origins of America's favorite stuffed animal and how it got its name. Author Frank Murphy shares the history and lucky timing of two candy store entrepreneurs who took the story of President Theodore Roosevelt's warm-hearted gesture in refusing to shoot a cornered bear and turned it into a legend of the toy world. Relive the memory of your own timeless, tattered "Teddy's" bear with The Legend of the Teddy Bear.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4895 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3006 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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