Black Bear is a sled dog from deep in the bush of Alaska. After 11 years in the wilds of Alaska, she retires from dogsledding and makes the journey to Washington, DC. Learn about her life in Alaska through lively verse and vibrant illustrations. Follow her on her first adventure as she discovers her new world and offers some sled dog insights. The book also includes information about the basics of dog sledding through the eyes of Black Bear.
Proceeds from the sales of any book in the Black Bear series help support the rehoming of retired Alaskan sled dogs.
"Wow!!! Love, love, love the story, the artwork and rhymes. Just beautiful."
- Theresa L.
"I love this story so much! This is the cutest book!!!"
- Bernita O.
Black Bear, a retired Alaskan sled dog, continues her adventures in this second book in the Black Bear Sled Dog Adventure series. See San Francisco through Black Bear's eyes as she sets sail on the bay and explores area landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Street, Chinatown, and Pier 39. Fly a kite with her on Marina Green then follow her beyond the city to the redwood forests and the Pacific coast. Black Bear discovers that new places bring new friends and new experiences. sample page
Some people might not know that there is a town in Alaska called North Pole. In this Christmas adventure, Black Bear returns to Alaska to visit the homestead where she was born. On her way back to the homestead, she decides to visit North Pole, Alaska so she can meet Santa. She arrives in North Pole just in time. Bad weather has arrived and the reindeer can't fly in the storm! Why can’t a lead sled dog help out?
Come learn about sled dog life and get an autographed copy of a Black Bear book.