Spirit Lights

Spirit Lights

by Bonnie Turner

Paperback

$9.95

Overview

Set in Canada's Northwest Territories in the 1930s, Spirit Lights continues the adventures of twelve-year-old Jean-Paul, his husky, Sasha, and Inuit friends made in the first book, The Haunted Igloo.

Returning to the Arctic after a two-year absence, Jean-Paul has overcome his fear of the dark only to discover that his best Inuit friend Chinook is afraid of spirit lights!

One dark polar night, after searching by dogsled for a crashed plane, Jean-Paul hears sounds that seem to come from an aurora. Chinook and the Inuit girl Kunee say the spirits in the lights are speaking, warning of danger, but Jean-Paul knows auroras can't talk . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411616240
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

For a number of years, Bonnie Turner visited grade schools with a life-sized Inuit doll, where she lectured students on the importance of reading and writing, and offered them “polar bear hugs” along with her autograph.

Spirit Lights is the long-awaited sequel to her first book for children, The Haunted Igloo. For Bonnie Turner, this book was a labor of love.

Bonnie Turner lives in Wisconsin.

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Spirit Lights 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book truly portrayed the struggles that young adults face as they enter adulthood. When reading the book, I actually felt as though I was in Canada's Northwest with the main character, Jean Paul. I experienced his happiness as well as the sadness from the hardship he experienced. You will love this book if you love the outdoors.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This story excites the senses, rewards the imagination, and brings out the child within the adult. Truly a work of art that blends mystery, inspiration, and respect for diverse cultures. Lots of kaona (hidden meanings) to ponder upon.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is beautiful in every way; the characters are very interesting, from the young boy to the husky dogs, the author's knowledge of the culture is well used, the story is exciting and passionate. I would love to see this story developed into a film, it would be very popular, for old and young alike.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Bonnie Turner is an experienced childrens' novelist who clearly loves to write and does it very well indeed. This book is captivating and set in the beautiful North of Canada.