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Touching Spirit Bear

Guided Reading Level: 

Y
Touching Spirit Bear

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Mikaelsen,Ben

Source:

HarperCollins Publishers, Volume 1st, New York, p.241 (2001)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3563 .I371547 T68 2001

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6716142

Keywords:

Anger--Fiction, Child abuse--Fiction, Forgiveness--Fiction, Indians of North America--Alaska--Fiction, Juvenile delinquents--Rehabilitation--Fiction, Tlingit Indians--Fiction

Abstract:

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.

Notes:

Lexile measure 670; Ages 11-18; Grade level 5.4; Multicultural, Fables, folk tales & myths