The Defenders

The Defenders

by Robert Livesey, A.G. Smith
     
 
On June 18, 1812, the Americans declared war on Britain and attacked the nearest British target, Canada. Although outnumbered ten to one, Canadian volunteers in the War of 1812 successfully defended their homes and towns from the skilled American armies. Who were these defenders - the men and women who saved Canada? Where did they fight their battles? What weapons did

Overview

On June 18, 1812, the Americans declared war on Britain and attacked the nearest British target, Canada. Although outnumbered ten to one, Canadian volunteers in the War of 1812 successfully defended their homes and towns from the skilled American armies. Who were these defenders - the men and women who saved Canada? Where did they fight their battles? What weapons did they use?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773756656
Publisher:
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Series:
Discovering Canada Series
Pages:
90
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.29(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Robert Livesey taught in Ontario secondary schools for 12 years and was a professor of communications in the School of Arts and Animation at Sheridan College for 24 years. He is president of CEO of Little Brick Schoolhouse Inc., which produces textbooks and Canadian history video kits.

A.G. Smith taught printmaking and drawing at Morehead State University in Kentucky and at the University of Windsor. Since 1981, he has worked as an illustrator and paper engineer on more than 100 book projects, including social studies and history books for children and cut-andassemble and colouring books. He is the author/illustrator of What Time Is It? and Where Am I? His art has been exhibited at galleries in Canada and the U.S. A.G. Smith lives in Windsor and Nobel, Ontario.

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