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Christmas/Holiday Gift Guide for Her

Give the gift of Canadian herstory

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100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

100 Heroines
By Merna Forster
Foreword by Kim Campbell
Adult Non-Fiction
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  • "... a storytelling book about great characters."
    Penni Mitchell, HERIZONS

  • "Excellent book."
    Elizabeth Renzetti, The Globe and Mail

  • "This is a terrific book..."
    P.P. Philbin, CHOICE

  • "If you don't know who any of the following are—Isobel Gunn, Anna Leonowens (hint: Think Siam), Asayo Murakami, Mary Travers (not of Peter, Paul and Mary), Gudridur Thorbjardottir—then this is the book for you, or your daughter, or your son, for that matter."
    The Globe and Mail

100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

100 More Canadian Heroines By Merna Forster
Foreword by astronaut Julie Payette
Adult Non-Fiction
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    Wally's Mom, Vancouver Public Library, Community Comment

  • "Exciting tales."
    Hostelling International - Canada

  • "Powerful stories of strong women ... An inspirational read."
    Michelle Rempel, MP, Calgary Herald

  • "Historian Forster's 100 More Canadian Heroines is a welcome follow up to her acclaimed 100 Canadian Heroines ... attractively designed, inspirational and sadly, there is still a need to highlight the achievements of Canadian women ... Highly recommended."
    Canadian Review of Materials, University of Manitoba

Canadian Heroines 2-Book Bundle: 100 Canadian Heroines/100 More Canadian Heroines

Canadian Heroines 2-Book Bundle By Merna Forster
Adult Non-Fiction
Kindle Edition
Buy from amazon.ca. If you're a Kindle fan, be sure to get this new 2-book bundle which includes both 100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces and 100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces.

Laura Secord Chocolates

Laura Secord chocolates

And to go along with the Canadian Heroines books, maybe add a box of Laura Secord chocolates or candies? You can read the real story about Laura in volume 1 of the series - 100 Canadian Heroines!

Laura Secord chocolates No Laura Secord shops in your area? Some grocery stores and pharmacies carry the Laura Secord brand. And the helpful owner of this store in Saskatoon will be glad to mail your order:
Laura Secord Store
Midtown Plaza
Phone: 306-242-4890

Great Gifts For Yourself - and Everyone on Your List

cabin Get the set: 100 Canadian Heroines and 100 More Canadian Heroines. Read these short stories about cool Canadian women as you sip a cup of hot chocolate! Or just browse through the awesome historical pictures. Perfect for chilly winter nights beside a fireplace.
  • "Great gifts for mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and bros - Merna Forster's books "100 Canadian Heroines" and "100 More Canadian Heroines".
    Bruce Halliday, Certified Executive Coach

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