Meet five amazing adventurers and learn about their historic Canadian journeys. Meet five explorers whose travels opened up our country! Packed full of illustrations and photographs, this book includes the biographies of Pierre de La Verendrye and Samuel Hearne, as well as Jacques Cartier, who gave Canada its name; Samuel de Champlain, the founder of Quebec; and David Thompson, the man who mapped close to four million square kilometres of Canada and is still considered one of the world's greatest geographers. Canadian Explorers includes a table of contents, historic photographs and full colour art, and is perfect for curriculum use.
Maxine Trottier has a passion for history. She has written many children's books involving our country's past, including the five previous Scholastic Canada Biographies.Trottier is also a Mr. Christie's Book Award winner for Claire's Gift.
Praise for Scholastic Canada Biographies:
"[I]nteresting reading for children...precise language and clear explanations." -CM Magazine