A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840

by Barbara Greenwood
Illustrator Heather Collins

Kids Can Press | September 1, 1998 | Trade Paperback |

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Meet the Robertsons, a pioneer family living on a backwoods farm. Their story begins in spring, when the hardships of winter are over and new chores are beginning. Readers follow the Robertson family through the year, until winter closes around them. Factual information and highly detailed drawings of daily life accompany each story and expand on what children have just read. This book is a comprehensive classroom resource.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.87 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 1998

Publisher: Kids Can Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1550741284

ISBN - 13: 9781550741285

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840

by Barbara Greenwood
Illustrator Heather Collins

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.87 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 1998

Publisher: Kids Can Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1550741284

ISBN - 13: 9781550741285

From the Publisher

Meet the Robertsons, a pioneer family living on a backwoods farm. Their story begins in spring, when the hardships of winter are over and new chores are beginning. Readers follow the Robertson family through the year, until winter closes around them. Factual information and highly detailed drawings of daily life accompany each story and expand on what children have just read. This book is a comprehensive classroom resource.

About the Author

Barbara Greenwood is an award-winning author whose books include Gold Rush Fever, The Last Safe House and A Pioneer Thanksgiving. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Heather Collins has been illustrating children's books for more than 20 years. Her body of work includes many nonfiction books, such as the award-winning A Pioneer Story and Out Came the Sun. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and two children.

From Our Editors

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a child in pioneer days? Travel back in time with Sarah and Willy Robertson in A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840. You'll learn how to spin wool and make butter, learn how to build a log cabin, make a homemade fiddle and lots more. Enjoy an exciting mixture of fact and fiction in a valuable book for kids of all ages.

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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