As a standard book for many elementary school classroom curriculums, Touching Spirit Bear resembles other popular education titles like Holes and Hatchet. It’s strong themes of survival, family and growing up make it a both an entertaining and essential read.
Cole Matthews has two choices – jail time or time on a faraway Alaskan island. After injuring Peter Driscal, Cole has to choose how he wants to be punished. The jail time is much longer than the one year in Alaska, so he decides to become a part of Circle Justice. Cole must survive in the program that comes from Native American traditions centered around repairing people’s criminal tendencies. However, things take a serious turn for Cole when he’s attacked by a large white bear and almost dies. The near death experience forces him to reflect on his family, the boy he injured and himself.
Centered around a story of redemption and growth, this title is perfect for readers ages eight to twelve, or with a reading level of third to sixth grade. Order classroom book sets of Touching Spirit Bear for your school’s next reading program, classroom curriculum or library event. When you purchase education titles in bulk (minimum 25 copies) from BookPal for your school or educational program you’ll receive highly discounted wholesale pricing. BookPal also offers a wide range of other books in bulk, including Scholastic novel sets and bargain books.
Author: Ben Mikaelsen
The book, Touching Spirit Bear [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# 9780380805600 in Paperback by Mikaelsen, Ben may be ordered in bulk quantities. Minimum starts at 25 copies. Availability based on publisher status and quantity being ordered.