Comments for Berenstain Bears Accept No Substitutes
Brother Bear finds himself on the wrong side of a class prank when his class has a long term substitute. Brother Bear expects it to be small pranks like organized pencil dropping and other silly things. The gang has worse things in mind; they want to "break" the substitute.
The Berenstain Bears Accept No Substitutes has two important messages: being respectful to strangers and resisting peer pressure. The story is a little heavy handed at times but it still has the usual Berenstain charm. The Bear family and others seem forever stuck in the late 1960s or early 1970s even though the book was written as recently as 1993.