If you enjoy a mixture of history and fiction, this account of the Battle of Fish Creek is for you.
“Soldier Boys is a novel which transforms the Northwest Rebellion from a history lesson into a human drama.”
– NeWest Review.
An easy-read novel that provides a successful link between historical events surrounding Riel and the growth-to-maturity of teens.
- Finalist, 1994 Geoffrey Bilson Award
Bennett, Nelson. “Author writes history for teens.” Moose Jaw Times Herald . August 20, 1993.
Boer, Fred. “Briefly Noted.” Quill & Quire (November 1993).
Bowman, Donna. Saskatchewan Library Association (Fall 1994).
Campbell, Jeff. “A fresh look at 1885 events.” New Breed Magazine - Métis Society of Saskatchewan (November/December 1993): 20.
Canadian Content (Fall 1994).
Jenkinson, Dave. Canadian Book Review Annual (1994): 6181.
Kirk, Heather. “Respecting their audience.” Books in Canada (December 1993): 57-8.
Klein, Gerry. “History 'stories' most readable.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . April 16, 1994. C17.
Manning, Linda. “Riel rebellion makes gripping story.” Cobourg Daily Star . November 2, 1993. 3.
Olson, Stephanie. Saskatchewan Teacher Librarian Newsletter The Medium 33.2: 58-9.
Pugh, Terry. “Books for Young Readers.” NeWest Review (December 1993/January 1994): 28-9.
Thomson, Caroline. Canadian Materials (November 1993): 215.
Walton, Grace. Saskatchewan Reading Council Query 22.3: 39.
*Teacher Resource Guide
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