Northwest Passage

By ROGERS, Stan

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ISBN
9781554981533 9781554984039
Publisher
Groundwood


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on November 1, 2013  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 5–8—For a unique and exquisite view of the story of explorers' search for a safe passage through the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific, look no further than this beautifully crafted title inspired by a well-known Canadian folk song. There are myriad ways to enjoy this sophisticated presentation: it can simply be read cover to cover. Immediately, though, readers will be drawn to the richly hued, primitively styled, engaging illustrations that abundantly a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2013

“Ah, for just one time / I would take the Northwest Passage / To find the hand of Franklin / reaching for the Beaufort Sea.” Stan Rogers’s hairy-chested 1981 anthem gets a suitably epic treatment from Boston Globe–Horn Book winner (for his picture book I Know Here, rev. 5/10) James. The song commemorates the oft-doomed quests to find a water route across the Canadian Arctic, especially tho...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013

Rogers's 1981 song commemorates the oft-doomed quests to find a water route across the Canadian Arctic, especially those of John Franklin, w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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