How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

A Tale of Bragging and Teasing

By Bruchac, Joseph & Bruchac, James & Aruego, Jose & Dewey, Ariane

Publishers Summary:
When Bear and Brown Squirrel have a disagreement about whether Bear can stop the sun from rising, Brown Squirrel ends up with claw marks on his back and becomes Chipmunk, the striped one.

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ISBN
978-0-80372-404-4
Publisher
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2001.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2001

K-Gr 3 Bear struts through the forest, bragging as he goes: "I am Bear. I am the biggest of all the animals. Yes, I am!-I can do anything. Yes, I can!" Little Brown Squirrel elects to challenge him: "Can you tell the sun not to rise tomorrow morning?" Bear accepts the challenge. As the sun sets, he issues his command and the two settle down to see what morning will bring. As the night progresses, the braggart continues to boast, and Squirrel cannot resist teasing. When ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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