Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley – YA Thriller Set In Michigan About Ojibwe Community

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Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley Book Information

Author: Angeline Boulley
Genre: #OwnVoices | YA Set In Michigan | Ojibwe Literature
Pages: 496
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: March 16, 2021

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Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley Summary

Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of a fresh start at college, but when family tragedy strikes, Daunis puts her future on hold to look after her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother Levi’s hockey team.

Yet even as Daunis falls for Jamie, she senses the dashing hockey star is hiding something. Everything comes to light when Daunis witnesses a shocking murder, thrusting her into an FBI investigation of a lethal new drug.

Reluctantly, Daunis agrees to go undercover, drawing on her knowledge of chemistry and Ojibwe traditional medicine to track down the source. But the search for truth is more complicated than Daunis imagined, exposing secrets and old scars. At the same time, she grows concerned with an investigation that seems more focused on punishing the offenders than protecting the victims.

Now, as the deceptions―and deaths―keep growing, Daunis must learn what it means to be a strong Anishinaabe kwe (Ojibwe woman) and how far she’ll go for her community, even if it tears apart the only world she’s ever known.

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More About The Author, Angeline Boulley

Boulley is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She currently lives in Michigan.

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