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Zonderkidz The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook

When Sister Bear makes a new friend, her best friend Lizzy feels jealous. The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends teaches that new friends are fun to have and old friends are great to keep.

The Living Lights: The Berenstain Bear series helps children learn how God wants them to live every day. When the Bear family practices going to church, praying, and being kind, plus remembering how much God loves them, their lives are much more joyful.

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Review 1 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Great Book

Date:February 17, 2013
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Faithful Friends
The story starts out informing the reader of just how close a friendship Sister Bear and Lizzy have. They were the closet [best friends] out if the click which included to other girls, Anna and Millie. Suzy MacGrizzie was new in town and did not have any friends.
Sister bear, having a kind and easy going heart, decided to strike up a conversation with Suzy which to her inviting her to play with her and her friends. They all hit it off pretty well. As time passed Suzy and Sister Bear began spending more time together alone. Catching butterflies and digging into astronomy became a past time only the two of them shared. Naturally, this created space between Sister and Lizzy. Sister Bear was having so much fun with Suzy that she did not realize she was not availing herself to her old friends, but this did not go unnoticed by Lizzy.
Lizzy on the other hand could not miss a beat if she wanted too. Her best friend had found someone new and she did not like it one bit. Unable to hide her feelings, or perhaps she did not care too, she frowned and grew snobby in their presence. One day she went so far as to not allow them [Sister Bear and Suzy] to join the click as they when to her [Lizzy] house for fun and games.
This greatly disturbed Sister Bear. She was so disenchanted with her friend that she expressed her feeling with her brother and her cousin as soon as she got home. They shared with her that is highly possible Lizzy may be jealous. Sister Bear could not grasp the idea of why her best friend would be jealous of whoever she may or may not play with. Brother Bear said, “She’s been your best friend for years. You mean a lot to her. She’s just worried that maybe you do not like her as much as you used to.”(Berenstain & Berenstain, 2009, p. 20)
Brother Bear went as far as to offer a possible resolution to their dilemma, a meeting of the minds was in order. Sister Bear did not want Lizzy become too dejected or unreasonably sad so she agreed to swing by her [Lizzy] and see if they could all go fishing. Upon arrival to Lizzy’s home, her disgruntled friend refused to accompany the group to the pond. Once Anna and Millie agreed to go Lizzy conceded and joined everyone at the pond.
The plot was clear in “Faithful Friends.” Sister Bear as well as her circle of friends endured something that is common in life, the power of relationships. Once we develop feelings for people we give them a place in our heart. If circumstances cause a disturbance in that place we end up with hurt feelings. In order to restore balance positive communication is necessary. Sister Bear and Lizzy put this formula to work and found out they were able to reconcile their differences. Now they are back on track with an understand that they will be best friends no matter what.
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Review 2 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Just what I wanted!!

Date:March 16, 2011
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These new Berenstain Bear books are just what I have been waiting for! I have always loved reading my children the old ones but the new ones are even better! I highly recommend these!!
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Review 3 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Sweet Story

Date:February 7, 2011
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Chelsea Walker
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I love this book - sweet story about friendship for little girls.
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Review 4 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Nice books

Date:January 5, 2011
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Jet W
Location:Western Pennsylvania
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I bought this book for my 25 year old daughter who has a complete collection of Berenstain Bear books. These are a nice addition to those books teaching good lessons and values.
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Review 5 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Excellent book

Date:December 30, 2010
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Dana
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I purchased The Berenstain Bear books for our church library. I highly recommend them all.
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Review 6 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Date:February 16, 2010
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Linda D Cox
I had ordered these books for my Grandchildren for Valentines. They loved these books. They sat down as I gave them to them and started reading them. I highly recommend these books!!
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Review 7 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Date:January 5, 2010
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Renee Richter
The Berenstain Bears age great books for grand children to read, children in Sunday school or just schools. I first met the Bears in the waiting rooms of child psychiatrists. My boys enjoyed them and they taught good lessons in many different areas. These aren't as durable as some others, but they are good. If my daughter brings her son around I plan to have him read them to me. Isn't being Grandma interesting?
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Review 8 for The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends - eBook
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Date:August 5, 2009
In The Berenstain Bears: Faithful Friends by Jan and Mike Berenstain, children learn how to cope with difficulties threatening friendship. And unlike some of the Berenstain books recently released, this one has strong Christian content.Sister Bear's best friend is Lizzy Bruin, but when a new girl comes to town, their friendship runs into trouble. Suzy MacGrizzle is nerdy, and nobody wants to play with her. Sister feels sorry for her, and despite her friends' protests, begins hanging out with her. They have lots of fun looking through Suzy's telescope, catching butterflies, and other things Sister has never done before. But suddenly her old friends, including Lizzy, refuse to play with her. Brother Bear suggests Sister's old friends are jealous. Lizzy, he says, is "just worried that maybe you don't kike her as much as you used to."Cousin Fred (who likes to memorize) says, "You know what the Bible says: 'Wounds from a friend can be trusted.'" Or, as Suzy trsanslates, "...when a friend who loves you hurts your feelings, you need to find out what is bothering her." Fred replies, "And the Bible also says that we shouldn't stay angry with out friends. God wants us to make up with them if we have an agrument."With these things in mind, Sister, Brother, Lizzy, and Fred gather extra fishing tackle and ask Lizzy and Sister's other friends to join them fishing. When Lizzy's line ends up in a mess, Sister helps her untangle it. "You're a great friend, Sister," Lizzy says. "I always have been and I always will be!" Sister replies.The book also includes one page of discussion questions and activity ideas related to the book.What I Like: My daughter adores the Berenstain Bears, and while their stories have always been moral, I'm delighted to see some of their books now contain solid Christian content.What I Dislike: NothingOverall Rating: Very good. Kristina Seleshanko, Managing EditorChristian Children's Book Review
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