Apples and the Fallen Idols: When Americans Invaded the Canadas A Boy Defined Courage (Paperback)
His search leads him to a chance encounter with Major-General Isaac Brock, Canada's legendary figure assigned to protect the Canadas. Apples reveres Brock and sees him as a fearless and assertive leader.
Meanwhile in Washington, nineteen hotheaded senators determined to invade the Canadas believe the conquest will be a cakewalk, and the American army attacks. Brock acts decisively, and assassins are sent to eliminate him. Immersed in loyalty and defiance, Apples unravels the American's plot to kill Brock. His bravery saves the major-general's life.
An engaging historical narrative of adventure and bravery, Apples and the Fallen Idols provides a view of the times, events, and heroes of the War of 1812 as seen through the eyes of a boy soldier.