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.
Canadian Cultural Heritage 4-Book Bundle
Presenting four titles in the Quest Biography series profiling prominent figures in Canadaâ€™s history. In these four books, we explore the cultural heritage at the roots of Canadaâ€™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 Canadaâ€™s modern history.
- Harriet Tubman
- Louis Riel
- Simon Girty
- Molly Brant
Sharon Stewart is a senior project editor in language arts at Pearson Education Canada. She is one of Canada's best-loved young adult novelists. She lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
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 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.