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Warbird free pdf Ten-year-old Etienne Chouart yearns for a life of adventure far from his family farm. While delivering chickens to the Jesuit Mission, he meets an orphan destined reluctantly to apprentice at Fort Sainte Marie, the furthest settlement north in New France. Making the most impulsive decision of his life, Etienne invites the boy back to his home. At the crack of dawn, it is Etienne, not the orphan, who paddles out into the St. Lawrence with voyageur Medard des Groseilliers into the very heart of Huron country. Arriving safely at Sainte Marie, Etienne must learn to live a life of piety, following the example of Father Bressani, Father Daniel, and Father Jean de Brebeuf. Meanwhile, Etienne makes friends with a Huron youth named Tsiko, who carries the Christian name Thomas. From him, Etienne learns skills important to true wilderness life. "Warbird" is exciting historical fiction for readers nine to twelve.

About Jennifer Maruno

Jennifer Maruno is a long-time educator. Her debut novel, When the Cherry Blossoms Fell, was shortlisted for the Hackmatack Award and the Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers Choice Award. She is also the author of Warbird, Cherry Blossom Winter, and Kid Soldier. She lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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Author : Jennifer Maruno
Publisher : Napoleon
Data Published : 01 December 2010
ISBN : 1926607112
EAN : 9781926607115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 0-1 years
Language : English
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