Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France

By Carol-Ann Hoyte

A review of Samuel De Champlain: Father Of New France by Francine Legare

Published on April 1, 2005

Samuel De Champlain: Father Of New France
Francine Legare

XYZ Publishing
$15.95
paper
160pp
1-894852-10-9

The Quest Library Series, published by XYZ Publishing, contains more than twenty biographies of Canadians whose contributions have made a difference at home and abroad. Three titles have recently been added to the line. Francine Legare explores the life of a great explorer in Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France.

This series is a wise starting point for teachers and parents in search of well-written, thoroughly researched Canadian biographies for adolescent readers. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.

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