100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

byMerna ForsterForeword byJulie Payette

September 7, 2011|
100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces by Merna Forster
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Following the bestselling 100 Canadian Heroines, Merna Forster presents 100 more stories of amazing women who changed our country.

In this second installment of the bestselling Canadian Heroines series, author Merna Forster brings together 100 more incredible stories of great characters and wonderful images. Meet famous and forgotten women in fields such as science, sport, politics, war and peace, and arts and entertainment, including the original Degrassi kids, Captain Kool, hockey star Hilda Ranscombe, and the woman dubbed "the atomic mosquito." This book is full of amazing facts and trivia about extraordinary women. You''ll learn about Second World War heroine Joan Fletcher Bamford, who rescued 2,000 Dutch captives from a prison camp in a Sumatran jungle while commanding 70 Japanese soldiers. Hilwie Hamdon was the woman behind the building of Canada''s first mosque, and Frances Gertrude McGill was the crime fighter named the "Sherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan." Read on and discover 100 more Canadian heroines and how they''ve changed our country.

Merna Forster is a historian who has also been an archivist and park naturalist. She worked with national historic sites and national parks across Canada for 20 years while employed by Parks Canada. A recipient of the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal from the Governor General, she has been discovering historical heroines from coast to co...
Title:100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten FacesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:408 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 inShipping dimensions:408 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 inPublished:September 7, 2011Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554889707

ISBN - 13:9781554889709

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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