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Red Tuque Books Inc.  9780992032043
Title: Spirit Bear
Author: Jennifer Harrington
ISBN: 9780992032043
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: Eco Books 4 Kids
Format: Hardcover
Size: 9.5 x 10
Price: 14.95

Winner of the 2016 First Nation Communities Read Award, Spirit Bear follows the adventures of of Annuk, a little spirit bear cub growing up in BC's Great Bear Rainforest. Annuk learns what it means to be different when he discovers his fur is white instead of black like the rest of his family. Then one day, while testing his fishing skills, he slips and falls into the river and is swept downstream, far from the safety of his mother. Alone and lost, Annuk must find his way home through the predators of the rainforest. Along the way, he meets a young sea wolf cub named Kaya, who knows the forest well and helps him summon his courage and his wits to find his way home again.

Complete with a map of the Great Bear Rainforest, information pages about the spirit bear and the Gitga'at First Nation, plus a guide to the animals in the book and their conservation status, Spirit Bear is an entertaining and educational read for children ages 4-8.