Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale

Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale

by Rebecca S. Curtis


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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 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781882376902
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press Michigan
Publication date: 06/01/1995
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 5.55(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Rebecca S. Curtis is an elementary school educator who has written this story to bring the little-known history of the northwoods frontier to life.  A Michigan native, she based her story on diaries of early settlers.

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