FC: Ben Mikaelsen | Dallas Wrinkle 5/6
1: Born in La Paz, Bolivia | lived there for 12 years
2: Went to an American speaking school | was bullied because of his color and moved because of being bullied
3: Moved to the u.s. in 7th grade. | has lived in Montana ever since.
4: Had a pet Black bear and named him Buffy | Buffy was born on 1/24/1984
5: Ben adopted Buffy when he was 16 weeks old | Buffy was tested in a research lab and was going to be put down if not adopted
6: Buffy eats 10 Gallons a day | Buffy eats frogs, fish, ants, berries, garbage, honey,bees, eggs, fruits, and grains
7: Buffy died on 9/11/2010 | Buffy cost 500-600 dollars a year to feed
8: Since he lived in South America he had a pet quad-monkey(cross between a monkey and a raccoon | Had many sloths too
9: Had lots of dogs when he moved to Montana | Had a lot of cats in South America
10: He likes flying stunt planes | has flown to north pole before
11: He is married but has no kids | they bot share the sane interest flying, skydiving,etc | Just married
12: Has been on jack Hannah's animal adventures and national German TV | has written three novels that have been made into movies
13: has won the international reading association award and golden western writers spur | has won many state choice reading award
14: -Touching spirit bear -tree girl -petey -Rescue Josh McGuire -stranded -countdown
15: Petey is a story about a boy who was born with cebral palsy and was diagnosed as an "idiot". You travel with him through his life as he makes friends that soon leave him. Then he gets sent to a nursing home. When he is pelted by snowballs. Petey could do nothing until a kid named Trevor shows up. he sticks up for him and they become friends
16: 13 year old josh is out hunting when his drunk father illegally shoots a mother bear. But then josh finds a baby bear cub. State was going to use it for research in a lab. So josh takes the cub and they have to survive in the wilderness.
17: Cole Mattews has always been getting into trouble. But this time its different when a kid tells the cops he broke in the store Cole beats the kid up badly. Now Cole is sent to an island for a year to change. But he is attacked one inch from his life.
18: Kolby a 12year old lost her foot in an accident 4 years ago. Ever since she's been bullied and smothered with affection by her parents. The only place she felt at home was on her dinghy on the ocean. But one day she finds her self stranded at sea with 2 injured whales.
19: "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. Copyright law" (Simpson,7o)
21: ADVENTURE | The time to explore is now
22: LIVE LOVE LAUGH | Keep moving forward