Welcome to New France: Daily Life in New France is one of six volumes in Beech Street Books series about the early development of New France written for elementary level students in grades 4 to 6. Written by Anitra Budd the 32-page edition offers basic information about the history of New France from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries. Readers will gain a basic knowledge of the history, exploration, settlement and way of life in the land that became known as Canada. Several of the titles contain content about First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In this volume, author Anitra Budd begins with daily life in New France was difficult. But the opportunity to start and succeed in a new place was appealing to many in France. Colonists created a life for themselves with hard work and a lot of help from First Nations communities and fellow colonists. This volume covers topics such as the fur trade, jobs, population, marriage and family, food, clothing, health and disease, entertainment. Important content revolves around the health of First Nations as well as treatment provided by the Indigenous people to ailing settlers. Unfortunately the First Nations had no immunity to diseases brought by the traders and settlers. This volume contains Colour Photographs, Black & White photographs, and Illustrations, Table of Contents, Maps, Glossary, For Further Information, Framing Questions, Index, and Suggested Web Sites. Levelled Guided Reading: V-W. Recommended.