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Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Explorers


  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2006

Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Explorers Canadian Title

By Maxine Trottier   Illustrated by Tony Meers   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439961707 Paperback
48 Pages | 6.01" x 9" | Ages 9 to 12

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.

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Praise for Scholastic Canada Biographies:

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

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