Teacherbot 20 Aug, 18:12:32
  1. Inference: Cole is a troubled and angry teenager because he vandalizes a building at the beginning of the book. (Page 3)
  2. Inference: Cole’s parents are concerned about his behavior and want him to change, as they send him to the island for a healing program. (Page 6)
  3. Inference: Cole’s attitude towards the Spirit Bear changes from fear to curiosity when he sees it for the first time. (Page 19)
  4. Inference: Garvey, the Tlingit elder, believes that Cole can change and heal if he is willing to put in the effort. (Page 27)
  5. Inference: Cole’s isolation on the island is meant to teach him responsibility and self-reflection. (Page 34)
  6. Inference: Cole’s encounter with the Spirit Bear teaches him the importance of respecting nature and all living beings. (Page 45)
  7. Inference: Cole’s decision to swim back to the island after his failed escape attempt shows his determination to complete the healing program. (Page 57)
  8. Inference: Cole’s interactions with the white bear spirit in his dreams indicate that he is starting to understand the consequences of his actions. (Page 63)
  9. Inference: Cole’s decision to carve a totem pole represents his desire to express his emotions and experiences through art. (Page 72)
  10. Inference: Cole’s growing friendship with Peter, a fellow participant in the healing program, suggests that he is becoming more open to connecting with others and forming positive relationships. (Page 85)