Fierce: Women who Shaped Canada

Category: Book
By (author): Dalrymple, Lisa
Illustrated By: Dawson, Willow
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Canada / General
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
Published: January 2019
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 128
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$ 16.99
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From The Publisher*

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, Thanadelthur, 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!

Biographical Note

LISA DALRYMPLE is the author of the picture books A Moose Goes A-Mummering and Skink on the Brink, winner of the 2014 Crystal Kite Award. She lives in Fergus, Ontario, with her husband and their three children. Visit her online at ...

Willow Dawson graduated from The Ontario College of Art and Design Illustration program in 2007. She is the author and/or illustrator of several books, such as White as Milk, Red as Blood (Knopf) and The Wolf-Birds (Owlkids Books). Visit her online at