Mystery Files

The Mystery of Top Hats, Timber and Dried Fish

The clues: Dried cod, a beaver pelt, and an old ax head The file label: "Canada and Beyond" What do dried fish, fur, and an old ax head have in common? To find out, E.B. helps cut down a tree ("TIMBER!") and makes a traditional cod recipe, while Kyla visits a fur trade museum. They discover that lumber, cod, and fur were important commodities that drew Europeans to North America.