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The death of my country : the Plains of Abraham ... Read More

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  • ISBN: 9781443119993 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1443119997 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: remote
    1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations, ... Read More
  • Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, [2005]

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Summary, etc.:
Twelve-year-old Miguen, an Abenaki orphan adopted ... Read More
Target Audience Note:
12 and up.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Abenaki Indians -- Juvenile fiction
Plains of Abraham, Battle of the, Québec, 1759 -- Juvenile fiction
Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759 -- Juvenile fiction
Canada -- History -- Seven Years' War, 1755-1763 -- Juvenile fiction
Abénaquis -- Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Abraham, Bataille des Plaines d', 1759 -- Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Québec (Québec) -- Histoire -- 1759 (Siège) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Canada -- Histoire -- 1755-1763 (Guerre de Sept Ans) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Journaux intimes -- Histoire et critique
Roman historique
Plains of Abraham, Battle of the (Québec : 1759)
Québec Campaign (1759)
Abenaki Indians
Québec
Genre/Form: Diary fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Electronic books.

  • Scholastic Canada Ltd
    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.

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