Mary Peace Finley Award-winning author of books for young people
White Grizzly White Grizzly White Grizzly
Benjamin Franklin Award, Publishers Marketing Association "Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction" Colorado Independent Publishers Association Award EVVY Book Award Winner A coming-of-age adventure novel set in 1845 amid pending war between Mexico and the United States.  Mexican-raised Julio Montoya continues the search for his Anglo origins begun in "Soaring Eagle."  On his journey from Bent's Fort to Independence, Missouri, Julio is attacked by a grizzly, treated by a Cheyenne healer, left to die by Texas freebooters, captured by Pawnee, and protected by a powerful spirit. Product Description: Published September, 2000 ISBN: 0-86541-053-4 (hardcover),  216 pp; O-86541-058-5 (paperback), 216 pp. 
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Novel Talk: A Teacher’s Guide for White Grizzly is available from Filter Press Books Ann N. Black’s book of plays includes White Grizzly. Readers Theatre for Middle Grade School Boys. Teacher Ideas Press, an imprint of Libraries Press, 2008.
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