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The Resource Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen

Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen

Label
Touching Spirit Bear
Title
Touching Spirit Bear
Statement of responsibility
by 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
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mikaelsen, Ben
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anger
  • Forgiveness
  • Child abuse
  • Tlingit Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Juvenile delinquents
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First Harper Trophy edition: 2002
  • Includes readers guide in some copies
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9781415575833
Isbn Type
(BWI bdg.)
Lccn
00-40702
Note
  • PPL copy 2 - Donated by the Holstein family in celebration of the 100th birthday of the PPL.
  • UAMS Hastings 6th summer reading 2019
  • UAMS Jones 6th summer reading 2019
System control number
(OCoLC)57425528
Label
Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen
Publication
Note
  • First Harper Trophy edition: 2002
  • Includes readers guide in some copies
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9781415575833
Isbn Type
(BWI bdg.)
Lccn
00-40702
Note
  • PPL copy 2 - Donated by the Holstein family in celebration of the 100th birthday of the PPL.
  • UAMS Hastings 6th summer reading 2019
  • UAMS Jones 6th summer reading 2019
System control number
(OCoLC)57425528

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