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Touching Spirit Bear: Spirit Bear Series, Book 1

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In his Napra Nautilus Award-winning novel Touching Spirit Bear, author Ben Mikaelson delivers a poignant coming-of-age story of a boy who must overcome the effects that violence has had on his life.

After severely injuring Peter Driscal in an empty parking lot, mischief-maker Cole Matthews is in major trouble. But instead of jail time, Cole is given another option: attend Circle Justice, an alternative program that sends juvenile offenders to a remote Alaskan Island to focus on changing their ways. Desperate to avoid prison, Cole fakes humility and agrees to go.

While there, Cole is mauled by a mysterious white bear and left for dead. Thoughts of his abusive parents, helpless Peter, and his own anger cause him to examine his actions and seek redemption--from the spirit bear that attacked him, from his victims, and from himself.

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ISBN:
038080560
9780738301358
9780613552233
9781415575833
9780060291495
9780060734008
9780380977444
9780062009685
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.3, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
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Grouped Work ID 609bd7e8-bf77-f56f-109e-3aa98a666828
Full title touching spirit bear
Author mikaelsen ben
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-27 06:18:33AM
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series Spirit Bear
series_with_volume Spirit Bear|
subject_facet Anger -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Fiction, Forgiveness -- Fiction, Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Fiction, Indians of North America -- Alaska. -- Fiction, Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- Fiction, Large type books, Tlingit Indians -- Fiction
title_display Touching Spirit Bear
title_full Touching Spirit Bear / Ben Mikaelsen, Touching Spirit Bear / by Ben Mikaelsen, Touching Spirit Bear Spirit Bear Series, Book 1
title_short Touching Spirit Bear
title_sub Spirit Bear Series, Book 1
topic_facet Anger, Child abuse, Forgiveness, Indians of North America, Juvenile delinquents, Large type books, Rehabilitation, Suspense, Tlingit Indians, Young Adult Fiction