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Stateside Podcast: Angeline Boulley's "Indigenous Nancy Drew"

Firekeeper's Daughter, by Angelline Boulley
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
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Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
"Firekeeper's Daughter" author and Michigan native, Angeline Boulley, on the “Indigenous Nancy Drew” story in her debut YA thriller

Today, we return to one of the most anticipated YA reads of the year. Firekeeper’s Daughter by Michigan’s Angeline Boulley is at once a a ripping thriller and a complex story of a girl finding her way in two cultures. Since our conversation in February, it hit the New York Times best-seller list.

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Angeline Boulley is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and writer of the debut novel Firekeeper’s Daughter. 

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