By Frank B. Linderman, Sarah Waller Hatfield
"Bears are usually misquoted." that is what Frank B. Linderman concluded after spending such a lot of his lifestyles within the wild. In large Jinny Linderman we could a bit grizzly cub converse for herself, and Jinny has lots to assert. this is often Jinny's tale approximately becoming up within the Montana desert, the place each day gives you event, mischief-and chance. She and her brother cub, Jim, research from their mom approximately consuming, enjoying, averting sure animals-and, most vital of all, minding their very own enterprise. but if Jinny wakes up from her first hibernation, interest tempts her to disregard this most crucial lesson and shuttle faraway from domestic, minding each person else's enterprise whereas studying a number of new classes approximately what it truly is to be a grizzly endure. titanic Jinny's tale, steeped in nature lore and illustrated with Elizabeth Lochrie's lush watercolors, leads readers old and young on a fascinating event during the wilds of western the US at the same time they research, with Jinny, how grizzlies particularly stay. Frank B. Linderman (1869-1938) is the hugely acclaimed writer of many books, together with Indian Why tales and outdated guy Coyote, either to be had in Bison Books versions. Elizabeth Lochrie (1890-1981) really good in local American images and created work of art for hospitals and public constructions, together with eighteen kid's work of art for the Montana nation medical institution. Sarah Waller Hatfield is the granddaughter of Linderman.
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Extra info for Big Jinny: The Story of a Grizzly Bear
Each of us walks alone in this world. A mother grizzly takes care of her children for two summers. Then she leaves them to shift for themselves, and knows them no more. ” “Perhaps we are an unsociable lot, after all,” she said, more to herself than to us. “But this is grizzly law, made by the Maker of grizzly bears. 0pt ——— Normal P PgEnds: T , (10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 5 Berry time! How Mother looked forward to berry time! During a hot afternoon, while we were lying in deeply shaded places in the green forest, Mother told Jim and me wonderful stories of berry time.
And my goodness, wasn’t Jim jealous of me because I had seen Old Scarface! And didn’t he ask me questions! Of course, I pretended that I had not been badly frightened and all that. You can scarcely blame me for it. And, oh, didn’t Jim’s eyes grow large when I told him how Mother had chased the big man-bear away! “Ah, I thought you said you were afraid of Old Scarface, Mother,” Jim said, wonderingly. “I am, Jim,” Mother told him. Now what on earth could she have meant by that? 0pt P ——— Normal P PgEnds: T , (12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 4 Up to this time my brother, Jim, had felt himself to be very important.
Jim sat up to stare stupidly at a great, dark form that was moving toward us. ” he called out, his voice sounding afraid. “shhhh! Yes. Don’t make so much noise,” Mother answered. And, oh, wasn’t I glad! “Jinny was frightened,” Jim laughed. And I had been frightened, though I thought Jim might have kept still about it. “I did not expect to be gone so long, children,” Mother said, lying down with Jim and me. “But I had to learn just who would be our neighbors if we settled down here for the summer, you see.