The Resource The nor'wester, David Starr

The nor'wester, David Starr

Label
The nor'wester
Title
The nor'wester
Statement of responsibility
David Starr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1805, fifteen?year?old Duncan Scott and his sister Libby lose their parents in a Glasgow cotton mill fire. Their tragedy is compounded when, through one reckless act of grief, the Scott children become fugitives as well as orphans, and must flee Scotland. Across the border in England, Duncan and Libby are betrayed by their traveling companion. In a desperate attempt to save Duncan from the gallows, Libby sacrifices her freedom for her brother's ? a selfless act of courage on the Liverpool docks that sends her to prison and propels Duncan over the storm?swept waters of the Atlantic to Canada. After a year in Montreal, Duncan is enlisted to travel by canoe across the continent to New Caledonia, carrying secret orders for the trader, Simon Fraser. Before he can go home and find Libby, Duncan must join Fraser on a dangerous voyage of discovery to the Pacific Ocean, a journey down what Fraser assumes is the Columbia River but which turns out to be what later will be called the Fraser. Along the way, Duncan faces death, danger and treason, and must somehow find the courage to save his companions, the expedition, and himself
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Starr, David
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 10-14
LC call number
PZ7.1.S737
LC item number
Nor 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • North West Company
  • Fraser, Simon
  • Fraser, Simon
  • North West Company
  • Fraser River (B.C.)
  • Discoveries in geography
  • British Columbia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The nor'wester, David Starr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781553804932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960897059
  • (OCoLC)ocn960897059
Label
The nor'wester, David Starr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781553804932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960897059
  • (OCoLC)ocn960897059

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