It's 1696, and Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville is marching across the Avalon Peninsula, attacking English settlements. Young Thomas Doucet of Plaisance listens in awe to the stories of daring and adventure. Suddenly, the unexpected happens and Thomas finds himself in the spotlight.
Thomas Doucet: Hero of Plaisance
Susan Chalker Browne
Susan Chalker Browne has authored nine books for children, as well as numerous short stories and columns. Awards include Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” selection (Goodness Gracious, Gulliver Mulligan; Thomas Doucet—Hero of Plaisance) Editor’s Choice, Juvenile Fiction, December/January 2009, CBRA Canadian Children’s Literature (The Land of a Thousand Whales); Best 2008 Picture Books, Resource Links Magazine (Freddy’s Day at The Races); Finalist, 2008 History and Heritage Award (The Land of a Thousand Whales); Honourable Mention, 2008 Cuffer Prize Short Story Competition. Susan’s latest book, Freddy’s Hockey Hero, was released in Fall 2010.