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Touching Spirit Bear

Touching Spirit Bear
Ben Mikaelsen

Quick Stats:
Page Count: 256thCA6GNPAL
Age Range: 8 and up
Year: 2001
Genre: Adventure

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

Ms. Leah


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Filed under Age Range: 8 and up, Author: Ben Mikaelsen, Genre: Adventure, Genre: Realistic, Page Count: 200-300, Year: 2000s