Mary Peace Finley Award-winning author of books for young people
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"Mary, What a book - just finished reading; couldn't put it down!" --Peter Rinn, Executive Director, Dismas House New Mexico, Inc., Albuquerque, NM "Intelligently written, and dappled with rich details of the period, this exciting tale is well suited for young adults....Finley's vivid recreation of the time just prior to the Mexican-American War is irresistible." --Today's Librarian "The action never ceases." --Booklist "White Grizzly is an electrifying, page-turner of an historical novel written and highly recommended for young readers ages 10 and older." --Midwest Book Review "The story is entertaining and historical framework viable." --School Library Journal "Disaster follows disaster in this wonderful, exciting tale created by a writer thoroughly versed in her material."  --David Lavender, historian and author of The Santa Fe Trail and Bent's Fort "White Grizzly takes the reader on a stunning and suspenseful journey across three cultures, made utterly believable through its vivid writing, honest characterizations, and unsparing recognition of the complexity of the human heart. I wept at the heart-piercing and completely satisfying conclusion." --Claudia Mills, author of Dinah Forever and Losers, Inc. "Mary Finley's "White Grizzly" is a historical fiction targeted toward the young reader age 10 and above, but it is a jolly good read for almost anyone." --Colorado Libraries. [Click to read more]
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