"""She's just a girl!"" shouted Windy Bill.
When Aurore hears these words, she knows notorious Alaskan bandit Soapy Smith is about to find out everything. How will she get her mother's money back now? How will she expose Soapy and his gang? How will she escape?
Aurore, her mother and little brother have set off for Uncle Thibault's lodge in the Yukon after the death of Aurore's father, little knowing they are headed for the Klondike Gold Rush and the adventure of a lifetime.
The hardships of the Chilkoot Trail.
The roaring rapids of the Yukon River.
The grasping greed of Soapy's gang.
Aurore must dig deeper, think harder and be braver than she ever thought possible to show Soapy and his gang what a girl-and her new Tlingit friend Louise and a Yukon river boy named Kip-can do.
""Well, she outsmarted you!"" replied Soapy Smith with a snarl, opening the door to Aurore's hiding place
Set in the historic Klondike Gold Rush of 1898, and inspired by a real girl's story, Aurore of the Yukon is an exciting adventure written to both entertain and educate young readers.
Part of the MacBride Yukon Kids Series.
""Real fun real history!""-Patricia Cunning, MacBride Museum"
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Published May 16, 2006
Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.