The American Revolution frequently turned neighbour against neighbour, brother against brother, and father against son. By the end of the conflict, more than seventy thousand former residents of the Thirteen Colonies left or lost their homes. Most headed north to the Canadian wilderness. Although they too, wanted independent and democratic rights, they believed in law, order, and loyalty to Britain.
About 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-and assemble and coloring 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.