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Digital Audiobook (1/17/2013)
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Fourteen-year-old Cloyd Atcitty has been skipping school for years. He's run away from a group home for Native American boys, and is now being sent to work for Walter Landis, an old rancher on an isolated Colorado farm.
In a cave above the ranch, Cloyd finds a turquoise carving of a bear. Knowing that his people, the Utes, have a special relationship with bears, he keeps the small stone, hoping it will bring him strength. A terrible blow-up with Walter ends in near disaster, but the old man offers Cloyd one last chance: they'll ride together into the mountains to reopen Walter's abandoned gold mine. Among the high peaks that harbor Colorado's last grizzlies, Cloyd's courage and loyalty will be tested to the limit.
Praise For Bearstone…
Voice of Youth Advocates, 5Q 5P review Bearstone is destined to achieve the status of Hinton's Tex.... This story has something for everyone....
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9780689870712, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2004
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