The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)

The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)

Mike Berenstain, Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Language: English

Pages: 32

ISBN: 0310712475

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Should Sister Bear ignore the new girl at school just because her friends do? The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule shows children how choosing to be kind may not always be the easy choice. But it is always the right one.



















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different colors like Millie wore—just plain old braces. On her first day, of course, the new girl didn’t know anyone at all. At recess, Sister noticed her standing off by herself in a corner of the playground. She looked sort of sad and lonely. Sister was thinking about going over and introducing herself when Lizzy and Anna came up. “Hiya, Sister!” said Lizzy. “We’re getting together a game of hopscotch. Millie and Linda are over there. Come on!” Sister began to follow them. But she paused and

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you wear around your neck or on your finger.” She held out her wedding ring. “It’s about the golden treasure we keep inside our own hearts. The heart shape of the locket is meant to remind you of that.” Sister thought it over. She didn’t really get it. But that was okay. She loved the new locket anyway. The next day before school, Sister showed off her new treasure to her friends Lizzy, Millie, Anna, and Linda. They oohed and ahhed over it in a very satisfying way. “What’s all the fuss about?”

asked a voice. It was Queenie McBear and her gang. Queenie was older than Sister and a little snooty. When Queenie first came to the neighborhood, she and Sister did not get along at all. Queenie made fun of her and got Sister’s friends to join in. That was Sister’s first experience with an in-crowd—a group that makes itself feel big by making others feel small. “Oh, hi Queenie,” said Sister. “I was just showing the kids my new locket.” Over the years, Sister learned to get along with Queenie.

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