Laura SecordBook - 2008
Laura Secord is specifically written to meet the needs of adolescents and adults who are reluctant readers. The photographs, maps, and illustrations reflect the text, making the words easy to decode. This high-interest, low-vocabulary biography is ideal for English as a Second Language or adult basic education students.
Laura Secord (1775-1868) found herself caught up in the War of 1812 after U.S. troops took over her family's home. She overheard the U.S. troops' plans to ambush the British. Laura took it upon herself to warn the British. Her historic 20-mile walk through wild forests changed the course of history.