Item description for The Berenstain Bears: Report Card Trouble (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain...
Overview When Brother Bear's spends too much time on sports and brings home a terrible report card, the whole family pitches in to help him improve his grades.
Publishers Description It' s report card day at Bear County School- a day Brother Bear has been dreading. He' s received horrible marks in all of his classes, except gym. If only his grades were based on how many strike-outs he' s pitched or soccer balls he' s stopped and not on fractions and vocabulary. There' s not a doubt in his mind that Papa will explode when he sees Brother' s report card. The only question is: will he lower the boom on Brother' s extracurricular activities too?
Citations And Professional Reviews The Berenstain Bears: Report Card Trouble (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 25
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 25
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.61" Width: 7.41" Height: 0.1" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2002
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0375811273 ISBN13 9780375811272
Availability 39 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 05:34.
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More About Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain
Stan and Jan Berenstain were already successful cartoonists for magazines and adult humor books when they began writing children's books. The first story starring the bear family, The Big Honey Hunt, appeared in 1962. Since then, more than 360 Berenstain Bears books have been published, and more than 300 million copies have been sold. What began as an idea sparked by their young sons' love of reading has become one of the best-selling children's book series ever."
Stan Berenstain lived in Solebury, in the state of Pennsylvania. Stan Berenstain was born in 1923 and died in 2005.
Stan Berenstain has published or released items in the following series...
Berenstain Bear Scouts (Paperback)
Berenstain Bears (8x8)
Berenstain Bears (Prebound)
Berenstain Bears First Time Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books (Prebound)
Berenstain Bears Living Lights 8x8
Big Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Book
Bright & Early Book
Bright & Early Book, Be 9
Bright & Early Books for Beginning Beginners
Dover Children's Science Books
First Time Books(r)
First Time Reader
I Can Read Books: Level 1
I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books (Hardcover)
Reviews - What do customers think about The Berenstain Bears: Report Card Trouble (First Time Books(R))?
A Helpful Positive Book Apr 15, 2008
This book is really a big help in dealing with the problem of kids struggling with their school work. Papa and Mama Bear are disappointed with Brother's report card grades. But they help him deal with the issue in a constructive way, and in the process come to understand the pressures he is under. It's also a very funny book--that's something that is attractive about this whole series. The authors deal with real life situations and problems but the advice they give is presented in a fun and entertaining way. A lot of the way that the characters act--like Papa Bear messing up--is used for humorous purposes. Papa Bear reminds me a lot of Ralph Cramden in the Honeymooners!
Highly recommended for kids before kindergarden Nov 22, 2006
Every time when I go to Barnes and Noble, I go to the children's section to look at this book. Right now I have this book and my sisters liked it. They think this book is about getting good grades, even up to straight A's.
Kids, read this book several times, and you can end up getting good grades, even straight A's!!!
I would also give it 100 stars!!!
Bearly concealed contempt for fathers - not on my bookshelf! Aug 2, 2005
I almost bought this book for my 6-year-old son, but started flipping through the pages, and I'm glad I did. In the story, although Papa is supposed to take the lead in improving his son's report card, he is portrayed as a bumbling idiot who is incapable of performing his role, and who requires and receives stern direction from Mama Bear.
Look at the cover - Papa Bear is shown frowning at the report card as if he can barely read it!
This book plays into the common, trite stereotype that fathers in the household are unnecessary buffoons who can expect at best to be tolerated, but never respected.
If you think I'm overreacting, read the book, imagine the story with the gender roles reversed, and then imagine the ensuing outcry if a publisher dared to print such a version.
The Berenstain Bears Go Back To School Jun 24, 2002
If you think you might have heard this story before, it's because the Berenstains have written a handful of books about school experiences (Go To School, Trouble at School, School Scandal Sheet, Substitute Teacher, Homework Hassle, among others). This story is original, but reminiscent of topics already covered in "Trouble at School" and "Homework Hassle." The story itself is good (Brother's involvement in sports causes his grades to slip) and a topic that is actually becoming more and more of an issue in a world where there seem to be more sports teams to choose from in a given season than math problems in an average assignment. One question: where is Honey Bear, the new baby sister that was introduced last year? You won't find here here, just as we haven't seen in in two other recently published books that followed the introduction of a the Bear Family's new cub. I hope that she merely wasn't a promotional tool! :-)