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Libby’s family moves to Northern Michigan where she is reunited with her best friend, Fawn, whose family now lives there with the Ottawa tribe. The girls’ happiness is short lived when they find out that greedy men are trying to cheat the Indians out of their land. Now Libby and Fawn must think of a way to stop them—before the forest is lost forever.
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Libby’s family moves to Northern Michigan where she is reunited with her best friend, Fawn, whose family now lives there with the Ottawa tribe. The girls’ happiness is short lived when they find out that greedy men are trying to cheat the Indians out of their land. Now Libby and Fawn must think of a way to stop them—before the forest is lost forever.
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Published: September 2, 2009
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307559593
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