Touching Spirit Bear by Ben MikaelsenTouching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

Touching Spirit Bear

byBen Mikaelsen

Paperback | January 4, 2005

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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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Ben Mikaelsen is the winner of the International Reading Association Award and the Western Writers of America Spur Award. His novels have been nominated for and won many state reader's choice awards. These novels include Red Midnight, Rescue Josh McGuire, Sparrow Hawk Red, Stranded, Countdown, Petey, and Tree Girl. Ben's articles and p...
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Title:Touching Spirit BearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.8 inPublished:January 4, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060734000

ISBN - 13:9780060734008

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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“[Cole’s story] will fascinate young and old, and have everyone waiting for the sequel.”