David Thompson
—Rodger, Ellen, author.
Book
2019
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COMPANION TO: GEORGE VANCOUVER, ISBN 9781773085883. Follow in the footsteps of some of Canadas greatest explorers in this high-interest series. Each title chronicles the timeline of an explorer, explains the motivation behind their journey, and examines their relationship with Indigenous Peoples. A combination of modern and historic maps and colourful images highlight the places visited and discovered by these adventurers. Ages 7 to 10

Item Details
Series:
Explorers of Canada
Subjects:
Cartographers -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Fur traders -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Northwest, Canadian -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Thompson, David, 1770-1857 -- Juvenile literature.
Genre:
Biographies.
ISBN:
9781773086262
9781773085876
177308626X
1773085875
Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some colour), colour maps ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Canadiana.
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Who was David Thompson?
Working for the company
Living off the land
Winter among the Piikani
Injuries and setbacks
Master to the Northward
Joining the competition
The 49th parallel
A country marriage
Across the mountains
Journey along the Columbia
Retirement and death
Thompson's legacy.
Link to PAC
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