Whispers of War

Whispers of War

The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt

Book - 2002
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In the summer of 1812, as rumours of a looming war become a reality, Susanna, her mother and sister are surviving as best they can while the men are fighting. As news of various battles reaches them, Susanna becomes even more concerned for the safety and well-being of her beloved brother and father. 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. But the night of the Battle of Queenston Heights, Susanna's main concern is for survival.
Publisher: Markham, ON : Scholastic Canada, 2002
ISBN: 9780439988360
Branch Call Number: J PEA
Characteristics: 220 p. : ill. ; maps


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Jun 15, 2013

Awesome book, I really like the Dear Canada series but this book is by far the best!!!! I would recomend this book to a friend.

Feb 24, 2013

The best book of the whole Dear Canada series.I loved how the author explained each detail so intensely so that us,the readers know how life was like back in the 1800's. Also I liked to listen to the parts about there food,shelter,clothes and most of all the materials they had to use instead of using the improved and innovative materials we have today.I read this book 10 times!Totally would recommend this to a friend!!!!!

Jul 18, 2012

Very interesting book - I couldn't put it down which is really saying something since I'm not at all a history buff! I loved how life carried on for Susanna and her family despite the events of the war going on around them. I also liked finding out the perspective of the two sides of the war of 1812.

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Jun 25, 2016

a childs perspective of the war of 1812


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