Dear Canada: Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, Niagara, Upper Canada, 1812

Hardcover | September 1, 2002

byKit Pearson

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In the summer of 1812, as rumours of a looming war become a reality, Susanna, her mother and sister are surviving as best they can while the men are fighting. As news of various battles reaches them, Susanna becomes even more concerned for the safety and well-being of her beloved brother and father. She is also torn between the loyalties of her best friend and her mother - both Americans living in Upper Canada - and her father's and brother's allegiance to General Brock and the King. But the night of the Battle of Queenston Heights, Susanna's main concern is for survival.

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In the summer of 1812, as rumours of a looming war become a reality, Susanna, her mother and sister are surviving as best they can while the men are fighting. As news of various battles reaches them, Susanna becomes even more concerned for the safety and well-being of her beloved brother and father. She is also torn between the loyalti...

KIT PEARSON is an award-winning, critically acclaimed Canadian children's author. Her books include A Handful of Time; the Guests of War trilogy; The Daring Game; Awake and Dreaming; and A Perfect Gentle Knight (shortlisted for the Red Maple Award), as well as a Dear Canada book. Visit her online at www.kitpearson.com.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 7.65 × 5.54 × 0.84 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439988365

ISBN - 13:9780439988360

Appropriate for ages: 8

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"People who enjoy history will be fascinated, those who enjoy adventure will be glued to the pages, and readers who enjoy realistic fiction will meet a new friend." (Brand New Planet)