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Children's Fiction Pre-confederation (to 1867)

Dear Canada: A Trail of Broken Dreams

The Gold Rush Diary of Harriet Palmer, Overland to the Cariboo, 1862

by (author) Barbara Haworth-Attard

Scholastic Canada Ltd, Independent Publishers Group
Initial publish date
Jul 2015
Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Recommended Age
8 to 12
Recommended Grade
3 to 7
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    Publish Date
    Jul 2015
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Still reeling from the death of her mother, Harriet sets out on a dangerous journey -disguised as a boy since no "petticoats" are allowed on the trip - determined to find her missing father in the gold fields of British Columbia's Cariboo.

About the author

Barbara Haworth-Attard is the acclaimed author of 13 children’s books, including Theories of Relativity, winner of two teen choice awards—the Snow Willow Award (Saskatchewan) and the Stellar Book Award (BC)—and finalist for the Governor General’s Award. Her other popular titles include A Is For Angst, Forget- Me-Not, Irish Chain and Flying Geese. Haworth-Attard lives with her family in London, Ontario. Visit her online at

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