Touching Spirit Bear
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Source:HarperCollins Publishers, Volume 1st, New York, p.241 (2001)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3563 .I371547 T68 2001
Keywords:Anger--Fiction, Child abuse--Fiction, Forgiveness--Fiction, Indians of North America--Alaska--Fiction, Juvenile delinquents--Rehabilitation--Fiction, Tlingit Indians--Fiction
Summary: After his anger erupts into violence, Cole, in order to avoid going to prison, agrees to participate in a sentencing alternative based on the native American Circle Justice, and he is sent to a remote Alaskan Island where an encounter with a huge Spirit Bear changes his life.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 11-18; Grade level 5.4; Multicultural, Fables, folk tales & myths