Ben Mikaelsen
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Ben Mikaelsen

Ben Mikaelsen has won the International Reading Association Award and the Western Writers Golden Spur Award. His novels have won critical acclaim, as well as several state reader's choice awards. These novels include Rescue Josh McGuire, Sparrow Hawk Red, Stranded, Countdown, Petey, and Touching Spirit Bear. His newest book is "Jungle of Bones". Ben's articles and photos appear in numerous magazines around the world. Ben and his wife, Connie, live in a log cabin near Bozeman, Montana, and they adopted a 700-pound black bear that they raised for 27 years.

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    • Touching Spirit Bear

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Lee Tergesen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 515

    Within Cole Matthews lies anger, rage, and hate. But the attack of the Spirit Bear that may save his soul....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a heart for kids in trouble

    • By Margaret on 01-17-11

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Ghost of Spirit Bear

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Jason Harris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Cole Matthews used to be a violent kid, but a year in exile on a remote Alaskan island has a way of changing your perspective....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best book series I have ever seen!!!

    • By Mary E. Maresh on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Red Midnight

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Chris Nunez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    When guerrilla soldiers strike Santiago's village, they destroy everything in their path -- including his home and family....

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Petey

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 47

    When Petey Corbin is born in 1920, no one knows about cerebral palsy. After struggling to care for her frail infant who is often racked by seizures, Petey's mother reluctantly places him in an asylum....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT BOOK

    • By s.man on 11-16-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Jungle of Bones

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: LJ Ganser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 36

    Lost and alone in the jungle, one boy will have to let go of his assumptions and anger, or be dragged down with them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By t4ester on 10-02-17

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Tree Girl

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Amber Sealey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    They call Gabriela "Tree Girl". Gabi climbs trees to be within reach of the eagles and watch the sun rise. She is at home among the outstretched branches of the Guatemalan forests....

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Rescue Josh McGuire

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Ed Sala
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Thirteen-year-old Josh McGuire knows an orphaned bear cub he's found will be given to researchers if the game warden tracks it to his dog house....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Super Good

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-15-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Stranded

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Twelve-year-old Koby isn't like the other kids in her class. She lost her right foot in an accident four years ago, and she is keenly aware that her classmates don't know how to act around her....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • How about giving me the whole book?

    • By Nancy on 12-07-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Countdown

    • By: Ben Mikaelsen
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Fourteen-year-olds Elliot and Vincent live worlds apart, but both dream of a better life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Gabe Castillo on 02-19-10

    Regular price: $20.99

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