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Dear canada whispers of war the war of 1812 diary of susanna merritt niagara upper canada 1812 Rating: 4,3/10 1158 reviews

Whispers of war : the War of 1812 diary of Susanna Merritt (Book, 2002) [cbetskc.com]

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Two uncles I will never know, all because of the war. Reproduction for personal use is permitted only if this copyright notice is maintained. Abbie's family are Americans, who are reluctant to go to war against their home country. Overall, a wonderful book for any little girl. This book is one of the Dear Canada series, which are historical novels, written in diary format, about fictional girls during different periods of Canadian history. I can definitely see how it would be a confusing time.

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Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt by Kit Pearson

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And with a piece of flannel dipped in a mixture of charcoal and honey! It's a whole new experience and adventure living in an 11 year old child's life. The year is 1812 and 11 year-old Susanna Merritt, a first generation Canadian from 'late-loyalist' Americans is living life like a normal girl; she hates boys, loves books and playing with her best friend, Abbie. And so, Susanna's story is also one of hope. She deflects these worries by concentrating on the people around her and the tasks that must be done. But the night of the Battle of Queenston Heights, Susanna's main concern is for survival. All document files are the property of their respective owners. She was also very observant and very intelligent.

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They are, in their own way, resilient in the face of danger and survival. I find today's generations seem to recall more when they learn through other people pop songs, celebrity gossip, etc. Mama was as devoted to Richard as I am to Hamilton. Overall, a wonderful book for any little girl. She had a sweet personality, and she adored her brother. January 31, 2003 Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt. As news of various battles reaches them, Susanna becomes even more concerned for the safety and well-being of her beloved brother and father.

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Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt by Kit Pearson

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I'd recommend this book to readers who enjoyed any of the Dear America or Dear Canada books. With most of the story being day-to-day life for the characters during this time, I completely forgot we were in the Napoleonic Not one of my favourites, which was a disappointment as I live in the Niagara region and was looking forward to this one. The year is 1812 and 11 year-old Susanna Merritt, a first generation Canadian from 'late-loyalist' Americans is living life like a normal girl; she hates boys, loves books and playing with her best friend, Abbie. She admits that she lives a safe, dull life and records about her annoying older sister, Maria and also her fears of a possible war. I've read some of Pearson's historicals and she's a fine author, but somehow I failed to connect with this book. Whispers of War is about Susanna Merritt, a girl who is terrified of the war, which is unfortunate for her because it was the War of 1812. The story was very slow until the ending Battle of Queenston Heights.

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I really liked this one; there was a lot of love. I think Pearson was really great on showing how this was a difficult war on both sides and how it brought up mixed emotions and mixed loyalties. I'm seriously considering keeping a dairy, no matter how boring my life may seem right now. In her diary, Susanna descri This book is one of the Dear Canada series, which are historical novels, written in diary format, about fictional girls during different periods of Canadian history. I cried thinking about Hamilton and Thomas in the War. She is also torn between the loyalties of her best friend and her mother - both Americans living in Upper Canada - and her father's and brother's allegiance to General Brock and the King. Susanna's story is, for the most part, a gentle story but is one that has a powerful human quality to it as Susanna and her family struggle to survive the turbulence they and their neighbours face in the trauma of war.

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The author truly connected with the main character by basing it off of her own family member, which I thought truly brought this character alive. Her historical father is Thomas Merritt, the Sheriff of Niagara and her brother is William Hamilton Merritt who was influential in the area with his work on the Welland Canal. She admits that she lives a safe, dull life and records about her annoying older sister, Maria and also her fears of a possible war. I was really hoping that this book would finally explain the War of 1812 to me, but alas, even the characters involved seem confused. Free Reading Online is in no way intended to support illegal activity. So once I picked up the book and started reading it, I had to finish it because I had to know what would happen to Susanna. Throughout the summer months, Susanna and her friends, Elias and Abbie spend their time trying not to focus on the war.

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I also enjoyed seeing the war of 1812 from a Canadian perspective. She later obtained an M. She admits that she lives a safe, dull life and records about her annoying older sister, Maria and also h. Ellis still looks very nervous and insists that General Brock is going to be killed, but Susanna isn't very sure. Susanna fears for her family as the war begins, but she is also very worried about her best friend, Abbie Seabrook. What if it had attacked us? Then comes the horrible day when Abbie's father, Mr.

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Dear Canada: Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, Niagara, Upper Canada, 1812 by Kit Pearson

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Susanna doesn't know how to feel but her bravery and good spirits gets her through the only war Canadian soil has seen battle on: the war of 1812. I actually knew very little about the War in 1812 and I can walk away from with book with a great story in my heart and a little bit more knowledgable about a very important war in Canadian history. While Susanna can't stop thinking about General Brock's ward, Ellis. The generation of American loyalists who fled the Revolution are now parents in Upper Canada and faced with the prospect of fighting their homeland. As well, during the year of the diary, Susanna's older sister, Maria, becomes betrothed to Charles Ingersoll, the brother of Laura Secord. But most of all the book failed to convince me of its time period.

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Dear Canada

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I've been wanting to read one of the 'Dear Canada' books for awhile now. She is also torn between the loyalties of her best friend and her mother - both Americans living in Upper Canada - and her father's and brother's allegiance to General Brock and the King. Next up Not a Nickel to Spare. I'd recommend this book to readers who enjoyed any of the Dear America or Dear Canada books. Her brother and father have to go fight and it affects Susanna a lot.

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