Explorers and PathfindersBook - 2003
This book looks at the people who explored the vast Canadian continent from sea to sea. Rich in historical portraits, it focuses on the theme of "taking risks." Why were the explorers inspired to risk their lives in an unknown land? What challenges, dangers, and triumphs did they face? This discussion leads readers to discover the economic and geographical roots of exploration.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003.
Characteristics: 68 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,28 cm.