​John Wilson takes on the rich territory of the 1845 Franklin expedition. Cabin boy David Young travels aboard the ill-fated vessel HMS Erebus from London, England, en route to Canada's frozen and uncharted north, and his adventures comes to a modern-day Dave Young in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, in a series of dreams. (Age 10 and up)​

"the facts of the Franklin voyage are made visceral and real for a new generation of armchair historians/explorers." Globe and Mail

"Teens interested in the mysterious fate of the Franklin crew will find much satisfaction in this novel." Quill & Quire

"John Wilson's use of dream travel to explore and examine creatively The Franklin Expedition keeps the reader turning the pages right to the last." Prairie Fire​

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