Discovering Canadian Pioneers by Marlene GutsoleDiscovering Canadian Pioneers by Marlene Gutsole

Discovering Canadian Pioneers

byMarlene Gutsole, Reginald Gutsole

Paperback | May 1, 1998

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Trillium Listed!Discovering Canadian Pioneers gives an overview of what life was like for a typical pioneer family in Upper Canada. French version Je Decouvre les Pionniers du Canada available. Please contact Cheneliere Education ( for details.
Title:Discovering Canadian PioneersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.15 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195413253

ISBN - 13:9780195413250

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Table of Contents

1. The Beginning2. Who Were the Pioneers?3. Clearing the Land4. Farming5. Porcupine Pie and Eel Stew6. Bees7. Preserving8. Building a Log House9. A World of Wood10. Snake Oil and Other Remedies11. From Pathways to Pavement12. Travel by Land13. Travel by Water14. A New Village: How It Began15. The Pioneers' Daily Bread16. The General Store17. Early Occupations18. Time for School19. Sunday, A Day of Rest20. Sugaring Off21. Letters22. Spinning and Dyeing23. Time For Fun24. From Shanty to Shingles25. New Settlements in Eastern Canada26. Pioneers in the Canadian West

From Our Editors

Canada's pioneer tradition has fascinated readers of all ages, and this book is a tribute to the courage and resourcefulness of the men and women who carved homesteads out of the Canadian wilderness. Discovering Canadian Pioneers' easy-to-read text teaches young readers about the day to day of the early settlers, as well as what they did for food, clothing and family entertainment. Give your children the gift of their own nation's incomparable history.