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Canadian Explorers

Canadian Explorers    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 0-439-96170-X
Pages 46
Language English only
Price $5.99
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Written by Maxine Trottier with illustrations by Tony Meers.
Published by Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2005.


Take a journey across Canada and learn about the trials and tribulations five early explorers faced while discovering our country.
  • Sail up the St. Lawrence River with Jacques Cartier, to the Iroquois village of Stadacona.
  • Stand fast with Samuel de Champlain, struggling to keep his settlement alive in the heart of New France.
  • Travel through the wilds with Pierre de la Vérendrye, on foot and by canoe, westward to Winnipeg.
  • Trek across the Barren Lands with Samuel Hearne, all the way to the Arctic Ocean.
  • And follow David Thompson through mountain passes and down rivers, from Hudson Bay to the Pacific.
Canadian Explorersis designed for young Canadians to read themselves, and for all Canadians to enjoy. Author Maxine Trottier is a former elementary teacher with a passion for history. She has written many children's books.

This volume is intended for ages 7-9.

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This page last modified: June 30, 2005

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