Originally published in 1930, this historical novel for girls aged 7 to 12 is set in New Orleans at the time of the War of 1812. Twelve year old Dulce Ferrand has exciting adventures in this tumultuous time, not the least of which is carrying a secret message from the pirate Jean Lafitte to General Andrew Jackson. Part of the Little Maid Historical Books series. Ages 9-12. 224 pages, softcover.