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publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd

Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Explorers

by Maxine Trottier, illustrated by Tony Meers

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list price: $5.99
edition:Paperback
published: March 2005
ISBN:9780439961707
publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
Description

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.

Contributor Notes

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.

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
3
Awards
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
Editorial Review

Praise for Scholastic Canada Biographies:

"[I]nteresting reading for children...precise language and clear explanations." -CM Magazine