Calixa Lavallée and Marc Lescarbot were composers. Catherine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie were writers. Emily Carr and Frances Anne Hopkins were artists. Anne Leonowens and Frances Hawkins were teachers. Étienne Verrier and James Dickson were mapmakers. George Storm was a murderer. These people all had one thing in common. They were extra-ordinary people with extra-ordinary talents. These people were a vital part of this fascinating mosaic known as Canada. Little known people or little known deeds make for an interesting read through Canada’s history. It Happened in Canada is a collection of short stories about extra-ordinary people with extra-ordinary stories. The author comes from a long line of storytellers. Each one of these people she brings to life with a unique story that needs to be told. It is important to remember that it is people like these that have made our country what it is today, a great nation and a great place to live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1brYIVx2iE
Includes Teachers Resources at the back of the book.