Mary Peace Finley
Award-winning author of books for young people
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.
Published September, 2000
ISBN: 0-86541-053-4 (hardcover), 216 pp;
O-86541-058-5 (paperback), 216 pp.
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.
© Mary Peace Finley 2012
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