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Dear Canada: The Death of My Country
     

Dear Canada: The Death of My Country

by Maxine Trottier
 
The first Dear Canada featuring a First Nations diarist, The Death of My Country is set at a pivotal point in Canada's history — the war between Britain and France for control of New France.

Geneviève Aubuchon is born into an Abenaki tribe but is orphaned when another tribe destroys her village. She and her brother are taken to a

Overview

The first Dear Canada featuring a First Nations diarist, The Death of My Country is set at a pivotal point in Canada's history — the war between Britain and France for control of New France.

Geneviève Aubuchon is born into an Abenaki tribe but is orphaned when another tribe destroys her village. She and her brother are taken to a convent in Québec.While Geneviève gradually adapts to her new life with the sisters, her older brother runs away to rejoin the Abenaki. Geneviève fears for his life when he joins the First Nations allies who are helping defend Québec against the British siege of the city and the attack on the Plains of Abraham.

Author Maxine Trottier frequently participates in historical re-enactments. Her hobby has provided her with an opportunity to research and experience this key time in Canada's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443119993
Publisher:
Scholastic Canada Ltd
Publication date:
09/01/2012
Series:
Dear Canada
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Maxine Trottier is the author of Scholastic's Dear Canada: Alone in an Untamed Land, which was both a Silver Birch and a Hackmatack nominee, and an OLA best book. She is also the author of Laura: A Childhood Tale of Laura Secord and the Mr. Christie's Book Award winner Claire's Gift, as well as the Scholastic Canada Biographies series.Trottier has both French Canadian and First Nations ancestry.

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