Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale


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 lead to more adventure.  Charlotte soon discovers that the island's magic has changed her life forever.  For ages 8-12