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Touching Spirit Bear

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 11,036 Ratings and 2,496 Reviews

Book Description
Cole Matthews is angry. Angry, defiant, smug--in short, a bully. His anger has taken him too far this time, though. After beating up a ninth-grade classmate to the point of brain damage, Cole is facing a prison sentence. But then a Tlingit Indian parole officer named Garvey enters his life, offering an alternative called Circle Justice, based on Native American traditions, in which victim, of... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperTeen
BindingMass Market Paperback (26 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages320
ISBN-100060734000
ISBN-13978-0060734008
Publication Date01/04/2005
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About Ben Mikaelsen (Author) : Ben Mikaelsen is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ben Mikaelsen include Ghost of Spirit Bear, Touching Spirit Bear.
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11/24/2009 Cole Rush

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9/20/2009 Kathy Spielman

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
tags: I read

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12/22/2008 Cathy Voelker said: Fantastic book for boys!!
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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9/20/2007 Jack O'Rourke said:
A youth struggling to survive in the wilderness makes for compelling reading, and "Touching Spirit Bear," by Ben Mikaelsen, 2001, is another addition to the genre, with an interesting twist. The wilderness struggle is set up as a juvenile justice experiment. This sort of rehabilitation has been appl... more

tags: wilderness, MG/YA novel

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