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Corporal Wojtek supplies the troops : heroic bear of World War II / by Bruce Berglund ; illustrated by Dolo Oke?cki.

Berglund, Bruce R (author.). Oke?cki, Dolo (artist.).

Summary:
"During World War II, when a group of Polish soldiers found an orphaned bear cub, they eagerly took him in as their pet and named him Wojtek. As the young bear grew, he became friends with the soldiers, lifting their spirits as he learned to imitate them around camp. Later, Wojtek was helpful in combat by carrying many heavy shells during the Battle of Monte Cassino in Italy. Learn how Wojtek showed his courage in battle and earned the rank of Corporal during history's biggest war"--Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781669057734
  • ISBN: 1669057739
  • ISBN: 9781669057895
  • ISBN: 1669057895
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone, [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"RL: 3-4 IL: 3-5"--Back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 31).
Formatted Contents Note:
Bearing the hardship of war -- A new friend in a distant land -- Tracks across the desert -- Wojtek joins the army -- Battle of Monte Cassino -- Wojtek finds a home.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11 Capstone Press.
Grades 4-6 Capstone Press.
Subject: Wojtek (Bear), 1942-1963 > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Poland. Armia > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Poland. Armia > Mascots > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Animals > War use > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Bears > Biography > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Brown bear > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Biographical comics
Nonfiction comics
Comics (Graphic works)

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Palmerton Area Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Palmerton Area Library J 940.54 B45 (Text) 65000000084766 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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