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Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World

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ISBN-10: 155285986X

ISBN-13: 9781552859865

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Tom Bagley

List price: $12.95
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Take an adventure with some of Canada's most interesting and accomplished young women.An inspiring book, Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World tells the stories of Canadian girls who won Olympic medals, discovered dinosaurs, explored their country or shaped its history -- all while still in their teens. For example, when she was just 16 years old, Marilyn Bell stepped into the icy waters of Lake Ontario and became the first person in history to swim across it. Subsequently, she became the youngest person to swim the English Channel and changed the world's ideas about women's athletic abilities and endurance. And pop star Avril Lavigne released her first album when she was 17, which…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/4/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Tanya Lloyd Kyi is the author of both fiction and non-fiction books for young readers, including The Lowdown on Denim and 50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.Ross Kinnaird is an illustrator who has worked in London, Sydney, and Hong Kong. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.