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Fierce: Women who Shaped Canada

by Lisa Dalrymple, illustrated by Willow Dawson

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Discover the untold stories of the fierce women who shaped Canada's legacy!

Celebrate the accomplishments and heroics of the overlooked heroes of Canadian history, with inspiring tales of tenwomen who were integral to our national legacy, and whose stories have not been told . . . until now!

Often relegated to the sidelines of history, the women highlighted in this book were performed feats that most people would never even dream of. You may not know their names now, but after reading their stories, you won't soon forget them.

It's time to hear the stories of Marguerite de la Roque, Ttha'naltther, Catherine Schubert, Charlotte Small, Alice Freeman (AKA Faith Fenton), Lucile Hunter, Ada Annie Jordan (AKA Cougar Annie), Victoria Cheung, Mona Parsons, and Joan Bamford Fletcher!

Author Lisa Dalrymple's riveting writing, combined with rigorous research, makes Fierce: Women Who Shaped Canada as eye-opening as it is thrilling to read!

About the Authors
Lisa Dalrymple is the author of A Moose Goes A-Mummering and many other books for children. Skink on the Brink was the winner of SCBWI's 2014 Crystal Kite Award for Canada and of The Writers' Union of Canada's 2011 Writing for Children Award. Lisa has an MA in Literature and Creative Writing and has published poetry, stories, and regular reviews for Canadian Children's Book News.Outside of writing, Lisa's passions are working with children and travelling. She has lived in England, Scotland and Canada; taught kindergarten in South Korea and Thailand; and travelled throughout Europe, Asia and Peru. She now lives in Fergus, Ontario with her husband and their 3 highly-energetic children.
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Willow Dawson is an award-winning author and illustrator originally from Vancouver, B.C. Her last name means "son of the daw," which is short for jackdaw, a type of blackbird. Willow's books include The Wolf-Birds, Avis Dolphin, Hyena in Petticoats, The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea, Lila and Ecco's DIY Comics Club, and No Girls Allowed. Dawson also visits schools and libraries regularly and teaches "Creating Comics and Graphic Novels" at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. She lives in Toronto, ON with her partner and their two children.
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Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
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