The Question and Answer section for Touching Spirit Bear is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Garvey gives Cole a blanket called an a'toow before he leaves the island but that is at the beginning of the story.
Examples of Similes:
The bear waited calmly, like a tree or a boulder.
Edwin stared forward with a steely patience, like a wolf waiting.
The knife is like life.
Garvey was built like a bull dog with lazy eyes.
Can you elaborate on this? Actions by whom against Cole?