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    In 1813, cleared out from their beloved Scottish Highlands, 15-year-old Angus, his mother, father, small brother Rabbie, and 100 others sail for Canada to seek a better life with assistance from Lord Selkirk. Angus, his family, and their friend...

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    In 1813, cleared out from their beloved Scottish Highlands, 15-year-old Angus, his mother, father, small brother Rabbie, and 100 others sail for Canada to seek a better life with assistance from Lord Selkirk. Angus, his family, and their friends the O'Hares, with their aloof, unsmiling daughter Maggie, share the hardships and terror of the sea voyage only to be dumped onto the shore of a forbidding land. There they spend a brutal winter.

    With bitter determination and help from the Native population, the settlers manage to reach the Red River. They are eager to finally begin their new life but meet obstacles even more dangerous when they are caught up in a struggle between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, powerful fur-trading rivals. Despite this hard transition, Angus falls in love with this new land and takes his place beside the brave men who risk their lives to protect it.

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    B.J. Bayle's Battle Cry at Batoche was a Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, while Perilous Passage, about explorer and mapmaker David Thompson, was nominated for a Red Maple Award. Also the author of Shadow Riders, about the RCMP's early history, she lives in Cochrane, Alberta.
    ISBN 9781459702288
    Author Bayle, B. J.
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Exploration & Discovery
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Paperback
    Pages 273
    Publisher Date 2012-08-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Dundurn Pr Ltd
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.7 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile

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