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Touching Spirit Bear [electronic resource] / Ben Mikaelsen.

Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952- (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062009685 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062009680 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : HarperCollins, 2010.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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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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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Juvenile delinquents > Rehabilitation > Fiction.
Anger > Fiction.
Forgiveness > Fiction.
Child abuse > Fiction.
Tlingit Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Alaska > Fiction.
Electronic books.

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