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Island of Hope and Sorrow: The Story of Grosse Ile (Canadian Immigration)
From 1832 to 1937 more than four million people sailed across the Atlantic to the port of Quebec with the dream of creating better lives for themselves in the New World. During this period, a tiny island called Grosse Ile, located fifty kilometers downstream from the port, served as a quarantine station. Its mission was to prevent ship passengers from spreading diseases to ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published May 25th 2007 by Lobster Press
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Anne Renaud is a life-long Quebecker. She received her Bachelor of Translation from Concordia University in Montreal. Anne is the author of several picture books, as well as historical non-fiction books for children, including, A Bloom of Friendship: The Story of the Canadian Tulip Festival, Island of Hope and Sorrow: The Story of Grosse Île, Pier 21: Stories from Near and Far, and Into the Mist: ...more