Elizabeth: Bless This House

5115361“Our Canadian Girl” Penguin, 2002
(Gr. 4-6)

Elizabeth is a “Planter”, an immigrant farmer from Connecticut brought in to settle Nova Scotia
after the Acadians have been deported. Is someone trying to burn her new home down?


“Written with humor, energy and a light hand, Bless This House is a rare achievement…I hope there’s a sequel.”
Deirdre Baker, The Toronto Star

Pick of the Month, 
Mississauga Public Library, June 2002.

Thematic links: Adventure, Acadian History, Pioneers, Seven Years War.