Voyageur by Eric WaltersVoyageur by Eric Walters


byEric Walters

Paperback | September 16, 2008

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Brian, his mom, and his sister Jennie have left their Manhattan home for a canoe trip in Northern Quebec in order to scatter the ashes of Brian’s father, whose most cherished memories were of his childhood summers spent at a boy scout camp. Although the trip starts out well enough, it soon becomes clear that the 3 are in over their heads—literally, in Brian’s case—when they take a wrong turn into rapids! It is only the quick action of an old man named Pierre that saves Brian from drowning. Seeing just how ill-equipped the family is to complete their journey safely, Pierre kindly offers to guide them to their destination. Along the way Brian faces his grief and his deepest fears of life without his father while developing a friendship with Pierre, who turns out to be somebody far more important than Brian could have imagined…
Award-winning author Eric Walters is one of Canada’s best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. He has published over eighty novels, which have won over one hundred awards, including eleven separate children’s choice awards, and have been translated into over eleven languages around the world. He...
Title:VoyageurFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:September 16, 2008Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014316810X

ISBN - 13:9780143168102

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it As always from Eric Walters, a great story written so well. I'm sure Pierre's family approves.
Date published: 2017-12-08