Fourteen-year-old William Jenkins is working at a printing house when he comes to the attention of navigator and naval officer James Cook. William signs up to serve with Cook on the warship HMS Pembroke, part of Britain’s fleet setting out to take the French stronghold of Quebec.
A dramatic story of the Seven Years’ War, culminating in the siege and battle that claimed Canada for Britain.
- ISBN: 9781443100076
- Author: Maxine Trottier
- 208 pages
- Ages: 8-12, 12+