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Trouble at Fort Lapointe (American Girl History Mysteries #7)

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A 2001 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best Children's Mystery!

Suzette Choudoir has spent each of her twelve summers at La Pointe Island on Lake Superior, where Ojibwe people camp by the French fur-trade fort. It is 1732 and if her papa wins the trappers' competition, the prize will let him stay with his Ojibwe family year-round instead of wintering in far-off Montréal

Paperback, 163 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by American Girl (first published January 1st 1999)
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The year is 1732. Twelve-year-old Suzette is a part of two worlds - her father is a French fur trapper and her mother an Ojibwe Indian. Every winter her father has to leave the family's home on Lake Superior and journey to far-off Montreal. However, if he can come up with enough money to pay off his contract, he will be allowed to remain with his family year-round. To that end, he has entered himself in a fur trapping competition; whoever traps the most pelts wins. Suzette is positive her father...more
This is a very good book with a fascinating time period. I really enjoyed this book. It was a very interesting and good read. It was very well-written - another good History Mystery by Kathleen Ernst!
Miss Clark
Interesting read. Nice portrayal of the Ojibwe tribe, native to my state, so this was a favorite for State History lit. projects for my family.
Not bad, a little longer than the original American girls collection, but still not the greatest thing I've ever read.
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I grew up in Maryland, in a house full of books! Both of my parents were avid readers, thank goodness. Before we traveled to a new area, my librarian-mom used to bring home historical novels set in that place. It was a great way to get excited about history.

I began writing stories when I was maybe 10 or 11. At 15 I wrote my first novel; I sold my first novel to a publisher 20 years later! Writing...more
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