Beginnings: Stories of Canada's Past

Beginnings: Stories of Canada's Past

by Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Ann Walsh Ed


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Beginnings: Stories of Canada's Past by Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Ann Walsh Ed

Ann Walsh has selected fourteen captivating stories written by accomplished authors from across Canada for this historical anthology. Each of the stories focuses on a "first-time" historical experience, with many of the stories featuring real historical people while others introduce fictional characters to depict the historical situations of earlier times. The volume also contains an appendix with substantial accounts of the historical context of each story. The contributors include Ann Walsh, Barbara Haworth-Attard, Beverley Brenna, Constance Horne, Margaret Thompson, Anne Metikosh, Carolyn Pogue, Margaret Florczak, Jean Rae Baxter, Catherine Goodwin, Victoria Miles, Susan Lee, Laura Morgan and Cathy Beveridge. A vibrant introduction to Canada's history through the eyes of some of its youngest participants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780921870876
Publisher: Ronsdale Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Ann Walsh is the author of many books for younger readers, including Your Time, My Time; Shabash! and The Barkerville Mystery Series, set during BC's gold rush. She also writes short stories, poetry and creative non-fiction pieces for adults, has compiled and edited three anthologies and is a facilitator with The Williams Lake Community Council for Restorative Justice. She lives in Williams Lake, BC, and spends part of the year in Victoria.

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