An emotionally stirring book about kindness and friendship Life isn’t easy for a bear. Not when he has to sleep on the sidewalk among cardboard boxes and old clothes. Not when he lives in a city full of people who are repulsed by him. Not when he’s hungry and homeless. But one day a young girl smiles at the bear, and he realizes that maybe there is something that could make life a bit easier — a friend. This poignant, heartwarming tale will move readers of all ages and inspire them to be more compassionate and empathetic towards others.