The War of 1812 Against the States (JR)

Heroes of a Great Canadian Victory

by Jennifer Crump

Learn all about the War of 1812, when the United States invaded Canada. Told through the stories of six men and women who fought in the war, this book is perfect for young history enthusiasts.

"Issac Brock was a natural leader with a reputation for boldness and quick thinking. His ability to bluff was legendary... 'Most of the people have lost confidence. I, however, speak loud and look big.'" This book will be especially fascinating for all young readers interested in: Canadian history or adventure. In 1812 the United States invaded Canada. This exciting account of the stalwart defence of Canada and the ultimate victory over the American foes is told through the stories of six men and women involved in the conflict. The war united the young country and helped create a fierce new Canadian patriotism.

About the Author

JENNIFER CRUMP is a freelance journalist and author whose work has appeared in numerous North American magazines, including Reader's Digest, Canadian Geographic, and Today's Parent. She is also the author of a guidebook on the city of Toronto. When she's not writing, she is reading. History, particularly Canadian history, is a long-time passion. A former resident of the southern part of Upper Canada, Jennifer now lives with her family in the northern part of the province.

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