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    Distributor: Publishers Group Canada Supplies to: CA Availability: Available Expected Ship Date: Sep 26, 2017 On Sale Date: Sep 16, 2001 Carton Quantity: 30 $12.95 CAD
Beginnings
Stories Of Canada's Past
Edited by: Ann Walsh
9780921870876 Paperback, Trade English JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / General Sep 16, 2001
$12.95 CAD
Active 5.25 x 7.63 x 0.69 in 228 pages Ronsdale Press
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, such as the meeting between natives and Europeans at Fort St. James; the ship carrying filles du roi as brides for the settlers of New France; the first elections in which women in Canada were allowed to vote; the first gourmet meal cooked in a CPR rail camp for Cornelius Van Horne; a mine disaster in the Crowsnest Pass, with the subsequent introduction of safety lamps for the miners; and an account of the "Home Children" first sent to Canada during the nineteenth century, supposedly for a better life, but often to work in slave-labour conditions.

Ann Walsh is well known for her many best-selling historical novels and short stories for young adults. She is the editor of Dark Times (Ronsdale Press, 2005), Beginnings: Stories of Canada's Past (Ronsdale Press, 2001), nominated for The Golden Oak Award, and Winds Through Time (Beach Holme, 1998).

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