Scholastic Canada Biography: Meet Terry Fox
Terry Fox's remarkable story, just in time to mark the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope!
In Meet Terry Fox, the legendary story of how Terry Fox came to run the Marathon of Hope is chronicled.
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.
Read about the remarkable story of Terry Fox, from the beginning: his love of sports as a child and teenager, his devastating bone cancer diagnosisk the hospital stay that inspired him to do something to raise awareness about this diseasek the poignant moment he dipped his artificial leg in the waters of St. John's, Newfoundland, and the heartbreaking moment he ended his run. This was also the moment his truly inspiring legacy began.
Written by award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod, this portrait of Terry Fox couples simple yet compelling writing with full-colour, comic-flavoured illustrations by Mike Deas that help bring this unforgettable story to life!
About the Author/Illustrator
Elizabeth MacLeod is the author of many notable Canadian non-fiction titles including Canada Year-By-Year, and several critically acclaimed biographies. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and enjoys reading, swimming, theatre and tap dancing. Mike Deas is an author/illustrator of graphic novels. His love for illustrative storytelling comes from an early love of reading and drawing while growing up on Saltspring Island, British Columbia, Canada.