Seule au Nouveau Monde

Seule au Nouveau Monde

Helene St-Onge, fille du roy

Book - 2003 | French
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Au XVIIe si#65533;cle, H#65533;l#65533;ne St-Onge doit, #65533; treize ans, quitter la France et voyager jusqu'au Nouveau Monde avec sa sur, une Fille du Roy. Mais celle-ci ne survit pas au voyage et H#65533;l#65533;ne se retrouve seule. La vie en Nouvelle-France est diffici≤ les hivers y sont rigoureux et les attaques iroquoises, fr#65533;quentes. Que lui r#65533;serve le destin? Ce magnifique livre #65533; l'aspect ancien et #65533; couverture rigide comprend un signet-ruban.

 

Young H#65533;l#65533;ne St. Onge and her older sister Catherine are orphans. When King Louis XVI orders all men in New France to marry, Catherine becomes a fille du roi, one of the many young women sent to the new world as brides. H#65533;l#65533;ne will accompany her on the long sea voyage and live with her sister's new family. But Catherine dies during the gruelling journey, and H#65533;l#65533;ne finds herself alone in strange new country. New France is a far harsher place than she imagined, with bitter winters and the threat of attack from the Iroquois. Will the new friendships she has made on her long voyage enable her to survive?

Original title: Dear Canada: Alone in an Untamed Land
 

Publisher: Markham, Ont : Editions Scholastic, 2003.
ISBN: 9780439970037
0439970032
Branch Call Number: FRENCH J TRO
Characteristics: 221 p.
Additional Contributors: Faubert, Martine

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