Charlotte Avery on 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 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.
Thunder Bay Press Michigan, 9781882376902, 191pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 1995
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.