Canada Moves West
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Written by Pierre Berton.
Published by Fifth House Ltd., 2005.
|The first omnibus in the Pierre Berton's History for Young
Canadians series, Canada Moves West is a rousing collection of
nonfiction books for pre-teens and teens that describes how, back in the days
of the pioneers, the Canadian west was won with blood, sweat, tears, and
sheer determination. The stories read like novels, with exciting story lines
and vivid characters.
Pierre Berton's ability to infuse history and its characters with the excitement, personality, and immediacy of contemporary events is unsurpassed. He relishes in the gritty adventures of the railway pathfinders who fought their way from the gnarled rocks of the Canadian Shield to the Pacific Ocean, blazing a trail for the railroad. Here also are the epic tales of immigrants from Eastern Europe who braved hardship and discrimination to settle on the wide open spaces of the Canadian prairies.
And Berton does not forget to include those whose lives were changed forever by the railway: the Cree and Blackfoot peoples, lead by Chiefs Piapot, Big Bear and Crowfoot.
Included in this omnibus are the previously published books:
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