An award winning hardcover children's picture book. Bernice is a big brown dog who is mistaken for a bear wherever she goes. In this heartwarming real-life inspired story she learns a thing or two about bears and how it feels to be different. Her enormous size and unique appearance compel folks to "crowd, smile and stare." It's safe to say that nearly everyone that sees Bernice will say the very same thing; "Oh my gosh it's a bear!"