This file includes: The Backwoods of Canada, Canadian Crusoes (AKA Lost in the Backwoods), In the Forest (AKA Lady Mary and Her Nurse), and Little Downy. According to Wikipedia: Catharine Parr Traill, born Strickland (9 January 1802 29 August 1899) was an English-Canadian author who wrote about life as a settler in Canada... She described her new life in letters and journals, and collected these into The Backwoods of Canada (1836), which continues to be read as an important source of information about early Canada. She describes everyday life in the community, the relationship between Canadians, Americans, and natives, the climate, and local flora and fauna. More observations were included in a novel, Canadian Crusoes (1851). She also collected information concerning the skills necessary for a new settler, published in The Female Emigrant's Guide (1854), later retitled The Canadian Settler's Guide. She wrote "Pearls and Pebbles" and "Cot and Cradle Stories".
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