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.
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.