Spirit Lights by Bonnie Turner
Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy · Children (ages 9-12).
Approx. 35,560 words.
Published on April 9, 2010.
A coming-of-age novel for fans of Gary Paulsen, Scott O'Dell & Jack London, in which a young French boy learns to love and let go.
Returning to the Arctic after a two-year absence, 12-year-old Jean-Paul has overcome his fear of the dark, but discovers his best Inuit friend is terrified of the Northern Lights.
Polar bears, huskies, auroras that speak--and danger in the Arctic. (Ages 12 & up)