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Scholastic Canada Biographies: Canadian Greats

by Maxine Trottier, illustrated by Mark Thurman

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Five fascinating biographies of some of the greatest Canadians who ever lived. From the record-breaking sports career of Wayne Gretzky and the wartime daring of Billy Bishop to the historic heroism of Laura Secord, Canadian Greats is written for 7-to 9-year olds to read themselves. Packed with colourful illustrations, this is an excellent introduction to some of the people who have achieved greatness in the eyes of Canada and the world.

About the Authors
Maxine Trottier has written many award-winning children’s books, including The Tiny Kite of Eddie Wing (Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children), Claire’s Gift (Mr. Christie’s Book Award), Sister to the Wolf (Society of School Librarians International Honor Book) and Under a Shooting Star (Geoffrey Bilson Award Finalist). She was inspired to write Migrant after spending summers in Leamington, Ontario, where she encountered many Mennonites from Mexico.
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MARK THURMAN is a writer and ilustrator living half the year in Toronto and the other half in Owen Sound, Ontario. He has written and illustrated over 25 books for children, including the series Douglas the Elephant.
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Contributor Notes

Maxine Trottier is the author of Claire's Gift, winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award. Her books include the award winning The Tiny Kite of Eddie Wing, Alison's House, The Voyage of Wood Duck, and Heartsong.

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7