Charlotte Avery of Isle Royale

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After a dangerous brush with the Chicago fire of 1871, young Charlotte journeys with her family to the far-off reaches of Lake Superior. While Papa works for an island mining operation, Charlotte meets red-haired Claire and her storytelling grandmother, who introduce her to the island's beauty and intriguing heritage. Encounters with Indians, voyageurs, miners, and fishermen, and other adventures follow . . . and Charlotte discovers that the island's magic has changed her life ...

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Overview

After a dangerous brush with the Chicago fire of 1871, young Charlotte journeys with her family to the far-off reaches of Lake Superior. While Papa works for an island mining operation, Charlotte meets red-haired Claire and her storytelling grandmother, who introduce her to the island's beauty and intriguing heritage. Encounters with Indians, voyageurs, miners, and fishermen, and other adventures follow . . . and Charlotte discovers that the island's magic has changed her life forever.

In the tradition of the "Little House" books, this heartwarming tale of growing up in a pioneer family on Isle Royale, a wilderness island near the Canadian border, is sure to delight readers of all ages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781882376902
  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press MI
  • Publication date: 9/3/2003
  • Pages: 191
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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