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Jaks Story Aaron Bell

Jaks Story

Aaron Bell

Published September 6th 2010
ISBN : 9781459704725
ebook
96 pages
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Thirteen-year-old Jak Loren is a typical boy with the usual problems a family with older sisters and younger brothers presents. Never mind the troubles at school - bullies and girls!When Jak goes to the ravine near his home in Brantford to get awayMoreThirteen-year-old Jak Loren is a typical boy with the usual problems a family with older sisters and younger brothers presents. Never mind the troubles at school - bullies and girls!When Jak goes to the ravine near his home in Brantford to get away from Steven Burke, a bully whos been tormenting him, he discovers the ravine has a history thats much older than he thought. He meets Grandfather Rock, who shares with him the story of the people who have lived near the ravine for thousands of years. Soon Jaks eyes are opened to a new world of beings and respect.He learns about First Nations people and how their teachings inhabit the spirits of all living things that surround us even today. The tales of the First Nations help Jak to understand that the gift of life is something to be cherished. And when a construction crew arrives in his neighbourhood and threatens his beloved ravine, Jak knows he has to act to save it.