Nicholas Perrot was a fur trader, explorer and interpreter. New France depended on his talents as a negotiator and diplomat. Nicholas proved a great resource to them when dealing with the Native Americans of the Great Lakes region. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.