Touching Spirit Bear
Cole Matthews has had a hard life. His mother is distant due to his fathers controlling behavior. When Cole is charged with assaulting another student he is given the choice to serve time in jail or be banished to a remote island in Alaska. He picks going to Alaska thinking he could escape but end up learning a very hard life lesson. On his journey, Cole learns about the Natives of Alaska and their connections to animals. The spirit bear has been seen by few but Cole makes a connection with the spirit bear that changes his life forever.
I would recommend this book for everyone. There are so many lessons to be learned from reading this book