The Question and Answer section for Touching Spirit Bear is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Cole is fifteen-years-old .
Please check the chapter number for your question. In Chapter 20, Cole's act before Garvey and Edwin leave the island is to do the Spirit Dance. He's almost completed his shelter and cooks the evening meal.
Cole attempts to try to feed himself with the grass around him. He also resorts to eating worms from the ground for sustenance. Mosquitoes swarm over his body, and he even catches a mouse as the chapter closes.