Follow along with a female black bear in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as she frolics and forages with her mate in summer, then readies her den in the fall. Something surprising will happen to her under the February moon, the moon of the bears. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Florida Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike, George's entertaining and educational tales of nature alive and in action-Julie, Shark Beneath the Reef and Julie of the Wolves -have thrilled listeners for a generation. Barbara Caruso's inspired narration captures the vitality of life in the wild, and will leave you awe-struck by the bear.