Regional authors look to the past to write novels for young readers

By Christa Lawler
Duluth News Tribune

Casanova_frozen cover“It’s a personal story because I’m drawing on my love of history and Rainy Lake and the places I’ve explored and the region itself,” she said. “The beauty is in the present and the story is in the past, and this is a way for me to bring it all together.”

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