The Last Voyage of the Scotian
by Bill Freeman
About the Author
BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his previous publications are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, which he co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People, winner of a Certificate of Commendation from Heritage Toronto in 2000; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, which received the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine, a study of political power in Hamilton co-authored with Marsha Hewitt; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local. Bill Freeman is also a popular children's author who has won the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for "a body of work" and a Canada Council Award for Juvenile Literature.
The thrilling tale of a fictional 14-year-old's quest aboard a real 19th century ship in search of the missing Franklin expedition$19.95, HardcoverInterest ages: 8-14Reading level: Grade 2Lexile Reading Level: 710LPrarie Fire is an exciting adventure story as well as a fascinating account of what homesteading was like in the 1870s.$9.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 8-13In this exciting tale set in the 1870s, John and Meg Bains and their friend Canso arrive in Nova Scotia to find that Canso's father has died and his schooner seized for debts.$16.95, HardcoverInterest ages: 8-13
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