Extraordinary Women Explorers

By Frances Rooney

Women's Hall Of Fame Series

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A thirst for adventure, a desire to push boundaries, and curiosity about the world fill the 10 biographies in Extraordinary Women Explorers.

Praise & Recognition

Remarkable photographs taken by American Edith S. Watson combine with the sensitive writings of her companion Victoria Hayward to record now-vanished ways of life and cultures of many Canadian peoples from the 1890s through the 1920s. School Library Journal


Publication Date: November 24, 2005

Reading Age: 9 - 12

Genre: Children's Nonfiction, Middle Grade

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 120

ISBN: 978-1-896764-98-6

Frances Rooney

About the Author

Frances Rooney

Frances Rooney is a writer, editor, and spiritual director who lives in Toronto. Her books include Working Light: The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson (published in Canada, the U.S. and Britain) and Our Lives (finalist for the Lambda Award). Frances has written two books for the Women’s Hall of Fame Series – her first was Extraordinary Women Explorers.
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