Canadian Cultural Heritage 4-Book Bundle

Overview

Presenting four titles in the Quest Biography series profiling prominent figures in Canada’s history. In these four books, we explore the cultural heritage at the roots of Canada’s present-day multicultural society. In the lives of abolitionist Underground Railway hero Harriet Tubman, Metis revolutionary Louis Riel, frontiersman Simon Girty, and aboriginal elder stateswoman Molly Brant, we discover that the struggle for inclusion and human rights has existed since the dawn of Canada’s modern history.

Includes:

  • Harriet Tubman
  • Louis Riel
  • Simon Girty
  • Molly Brant

About the Authors

Peggy Dymond Leavey

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Peggy Dymond Leavey

Peggy Dymond Leavey's previous books include Sky Lake Summer, The Deep End Gang, and The Path Through the Trees, all of which were nominated for the Silver Birch Award. Recently, she published Growing Up Ivy, Mary Pickford, and Laura Secord. Peggy lives in Trenton, Ontario.

Rosemary Sadlier

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Rosemary Sadlier

Rosemary Sadlier is the president of the Ontario Black History Society. The OBHS is responsible for initiating observances of Black History Month and the celebration of August 1 as Emancipation Day. She is the author of four books on African-Canadian history and consultant/co-author of a fifth. The recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of Ontario, she lives in Toronto.

Edward Butts

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Edward Butts

Edward Butts is the author of numerous books, including Murder, Line of Fire, Running With Dillinger, True Canadian Unsolved Mysteries, and The Desperate Ones, which was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.