Footsteps in the Snow

Footsteps in the Snow

The Red River Diary of Isobel Scott

Book - 2002
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Isobel thinks that she and her family will find their fortune in Canada. But Isobel's mother dies before they even cross the ocean, and other misfortunes follow their every step. Isobel's family and the other Selkirk Settlers are caught in the fur-trading rivalry between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company and cannot even start to build when they do reach their destination.

The harsh climate, and escalating threats against the settlers, make it impossible to start a new life. Only through perserverance and help from the local Cree band are Isobel and her family finally able to put down roots in the Red River Valley. Vetted by historical experts, each book in this series contains maps, numerous period illustrations, and an extensive historical note.

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, c2002.
ISBN: 9780439988353
0439988357
Branch Call Number: J FIC Matas
Characteristics: 185 p. : ill., maps. --

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Alyssa1719
Jan 19, 2010

This book is a great book to read to find out stuff from back then. When I read this book I realized how luckey I was to be born in the 21 centery. Now when I do a task I try to do it willingly because I see that they work way harded than I have ever had to.

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