Welcome to British North America is a six volume set of 32-page books written by Heather Hudak for Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 3 to 6 the books offer introductions to the history of British North America. In Settlement of British North America begins with the original Viking explorers before getting into the British and French explorers, and the volume covers the early settlements along the eastern coast (extending into the United States), as well as Hudson Bay, the St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, and the areas now known as Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Maine, and the Gaspe Peninsula. Minimal reference to First Nations is included. Each volume has a glossary of terms; suggested references; and an index. The book contains simply written text illustrated with maps, charts, contemporary photographs and paintings. Each book has brief sidebars of additional details about a topic as well as suggested framing questions that assist students in using the historical inquiry method. Content Consultant is John Walsh, Department of History, Carleton University. Recommended.