Maple Leaf Series
These easy-to-read biographies portray the lives of famous Canadians. Michaëlle Jean came to Canada as a refugee and became Governor General. World-famous Terry Fox raised millions of dollars for cancer research with his run, Marathon of Hope. Emily Carr's powerful landscape paintings are recognized internationally. Norman Bethune devoted his working life in medicine to helping others, gaining special distinction in China. Lucy Maud Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables and author of more than 20 books, is a household name the world over. Poundmaker was a Plains Cree chief known as a peacemaker and defender of his people.