Riding into the mountains with his friend Walter in search of a lost gold mine, Cloyd hears a report that a mother grizzly with cubs has been sighted. With the help of a grizzly expert, Cloyd finds the bears, but when the cubs are orphaned it's up to Cloyd, staying up in the mountains alone, to keep them alive.
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BEARDANCEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Ute teenager Cloyd Atcitty undertakes a spirit journey while caring for the last two grizzly cubs in the Colorado wilderness. Still smarting from his part in the death of the great bear in Bearstone ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mathqueen - LibraryThing
This book has won the ALA Best Book for Young Adults award in 1994. The author tells a story of Cloyd, a Ute Indian, who sets out on a life-changing mission to save two grizzly cubs. He knows that if ... Read full review