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Touching Spirit Bear, Ben Mikaelsen

Label
Touching Spirit Bear
Title
Touching Spirit Bear
Statement of responsibility
Ben Mikaelsen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. This gripping, graphic survival story from an award-winning writer paints an unsparing picture of one violent teen and offers a poignant testimony to the power of pain that can destroy and may also heal
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Beehive Young Adult Book Award (Utah), 2003.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Middle School, 2003.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2002.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 2004.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Young Adult, 2004.
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota), Division II (Grades 6-8), 2004.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2006.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 2004.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
095511
Cataloging source
OCJ
Dewey number
636
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M5926
LC item number
To 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Touching Spirit Bear, Ben Mikaelsen
Link
http://falcon.jmu.edu/ramseyil/mikaelsen.htm
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2353406
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Trophy ed.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780380805600
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49780648
  • (OCoLC)49780648
Label
Touching Spirit Bear, Ben Mikaelsen
Link
http://falcon.jmu.edu/ramseyil/mikaelsen.htm
Publication
Control code
2353406
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Trophy ed.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780380805600
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49780648
  • (OCoLC)49780648

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