The Crimson Cap

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The Crimson Cap

By Ellen Howard

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823421527, 177pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

In 1684, wearing his father's faded cap, eleven-year-old Pierre Talon joins explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier on an ill-fated expedition to seek the Mississippi River, but after the expedition falls apart Pierre, deathly ill, is taken in by Hasinai Indians. Includes historical facts.