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Children's Fiction Pre-confederation (to 1867)

Canadians in a Far Country

by (author) Terry Leeder

illustrated by Deborah Drew-Brook

Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1979
Pre-Confederation (to 1867), War & Military, Historical
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1979
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
  • Reading age: 9 to 12


The time: 1899. The place: South Africa. The event: The Boer War. Whether in full-scale battles or in an intense private fight between two men in an old abandoned house, Jack Randall, a twenty-year-old Newfoundlander, faces death and sees the horrors of war.

About the authors

Other titles by Terry Leeder

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