Samuel de Champlain: Explorer of the Great Lakes Region and Founder of Quebec

Version: Unabridged
Author: Josepha Sherman
Narrator: Eileen Stevens
Genres: Educational
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: February 2009
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours
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The Library of Explorers and Explorationa"[
Primary sources make these fascinating books unique. The titles in this visually stunning new biography series will provide middle school readers with an understanding of each explorer's life and achievements. Primary source documents such as journal entries, maps, and letters supplement engaging and detailed prose to explain the voyages and the impact they had on society and history.
This series supports the social studies curriculum for: European exploration of the Americas; People, places and environment
Samuel De Champlain - While many European explorers headed south in search of gold and spices, Samuel de Champlain spent his life in North America. He founded the first French colony at Quebec, traded with and fought with and against the local Native American tribes. He also mapped unknown territories such as Lake Huron and the lake in Vermont that bears his name, Lake Champlain.

Author Details

Author Details

Sherman, Josepha

"Josepha Sherman is a fantasy and science fiction writer, folklorist and storyteller.

Josepha has sold over 125 short stories and articles to books and magazines, and has written for the animated TV show Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers. In addition, she's done storytelling for all ages, and lectured on folklore, fantasy and science fiction across North America, including speaking engagements at the Library of Congress and the American Folklore Society conferences. She's an active member of The Authors Guild, SFWA, the American Folklore Society and the SCBWI, as well as a fan of all things SF, equine, computer-oriented, aviation, and of the long-suffering (""wait till next year, or possibly this year!"") New York Mets. "