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Finley, Mary Peace 
New York : Simon & Schuster, 1992. 
IL 5-8 RL 6.3 . 
Julio Montoya has a question burning inside him. Is he adopted? He loves his family and his home, but he can't get it out of his head that there is something he doesn't know. He begs his father to take him on a journey to Bent's Ford so that he can have time alone and ask the questions he needs the answers to. On the second night of their journey, Julio's father dies leaving Julio alone in hostile, Cheyenne territory. Julio tries to go on but can't. Fortunately, he is found by a kind Cheyenne family who takes him in and names him Soaring Eagle. Julio now has a new life with a family who loves him. Will he stay or will he continue his search to find out who he really is? 
SUBJECTS:     Survival -- Fiction 
                        Identity -- Fiction 
                        Cheyenne Indians -- Fiction 
                        Indians of North America -- Fiction 


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