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By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice RP Read with Pride
Jim was born in 1921, and he had an ordinary childhood. But as he grew up, he knew he was a little different than his friends. As a young man, Jim joined the war effort and travelled the world. He discovered there were other people like himself — he was gay. Jim hadn’t eve...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
MH Mental Health
Clara is still the only person in the world to ever win multiple medals at both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. But perhaps her biggest accomplishment is the work she has done to help others. Growing up in Winnipeg, Clara liked sports. She wa...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice
Buffy Sainte-Marie is not exactly sure where or when she was born, but it was likely the Piapot Reserve in the Qu’Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan. As a baby she was adopted out to a white family in the United States. But nothing would stop Buffy from connecting to her roots and...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
Born in 1907, Joseph-Armand grew up in Valcourt, a small village in Quebec. Like many places in rural and Northern Canada, it was often cut off from the world after winter snows made the roads impassable. When Armand was a kid, he was already inventing his own toys, including ...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice IE Immigrant Experiences RI Racialized Identities
The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.Mary Ann Shadd was born free in 1823 in Delaware. Her parents were abolitionists, and their...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice RI Racialized Identities
The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.As a young boy, David Suzuki loved spending time in the glorious British Columbia outdoors with...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice
The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.From 1916 to 1925, women across Canada were starting to win right to vote, province by province...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians, whose achievements and legacies have inspired and changed the lives of those that followed them.In Meet Terry Fox, the legendary story of how Terry Fox came to ru...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice RI Racialized Identities PD Physical Disability
On January 18, 1958, Willie O'Ree made history as the first black player in the NHL when he suited up with the Boston Bruins against the Montreal Canadiens. O'Ree went on to play a total of 45 games with the Bruins, a remarkable achievement considering what he overcame to get ...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
PD Physical Disability
Meet Elsie MacGill — the world's first female aeronautical engineer!In this amazing addition to the Scholastic Canada Biography series, young Canadians will learn about the trailblazing Elsie MacGill, whose work on the Canadian-made Hawker Hurrica...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
IS Indigenous Stories
Meet Tom Longboat, the Onondaga runner who broke world records . . . on his own terms!On April 19, 1907, a hundred thousand people lined up to watch the eighth running of the Boston Marathon. At the start of the race, more than one hundred runners surge...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
SJ Social Justice RI Racialized Identities
Meet Viola Desmond, community leader and early civil rights trailblazer!On the night of November 8th 1946, Nova Scotia businesswoman Viola Desmond stood up for her right to be in the “unofficial” whites-only section of a New Glasgow movie theatr...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
Meet Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space — and make a music video while in orbit!When Chris Hadfield was a boy, growing up on a farm in Milton, Ontario, Canada didn't have a space program. But from the moment he saw a man f...

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