Fearless Female Journalists

By Joy Crysdale

Women's Hall Of Fame Series

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Ten inspirational women who risked their lives to bring us the world’s stories. Whether reporting from the front lines or the anchor desk, they pushed the boundaries of journalism.

Praise & Recognition

These women show strength, tenacity and bravery, while facing ridicule and giving up much personally, as they bring us news from all corners of the world. Sal's Fiction Addiction Book Blog
The amazing women featured in this book have pushed the boundaries of print, radio, television and Internet journalism and paved the way for future generations. Topix.net
Fearless Female Journalists gives readers a new or renewed appreciation of women who have shaped the world in many exceptional ways. Mothers and daughters might enjoy reading together through the series, though readership need not be limited to girls and women. May “The Women’s Hall of Fame Series” continue to sound out the unsung heroines. CM: Canadian Review of Materials
Female Journalists would be an ideal journalism class supplement or a resource for a high school student writing a paper on influential women. Story Circle Book Reviews blog
Thought provoking, touching, enlightening and over all powerful. It made me remember why I had started my own career in Broadcasting so many years ago. The only difference is I did not have the guts to stick it out, unlike the courageous women who broke down the barriers and crashed open the doors for the rest of us. Pencil Pushers and Ink Splotches blog
A Toronto journalism professor, Crysdale writes in an easy-to-read style that will interest readers nine to 13 or possibly older. Winnipeg Free Press
In 118 pages, including a helpful glossary for young readers, Fearless encapsulates the evolution of journalism and women’s place in the field. J-Source.ca
Fearless Female Journalists is a strong and highly recommended read that shouldn't be missed by any young woman with journalistic aspirations. Midwest Book Review
...well written and interesting and will provide readers with enough of a taste to enourage them to expand their reading on these and other journalists. Resource Links
Fearless Female Journalists paints a vivid picture of how important it is for us to continue to fight for the right of all people everywhere - regardless of gender or race - to express themselves and how powerful freedom of expression is when used as a tool to right terrible wrongs. Freedom to Read
this collective biography strives to highlight the work of ten women who were so dedicated to journalism that their efforts helped to broaden the world of reporting as we know it. Kutztown University Book Review
The short biographies are just enough to whet your appetite and send you on a search for more about these amazing women. Shameless Magazine

The Amelia Bloomer Project - Top Ten List 2011 - Commended

The Canadian Children's Book Centre's "Best Books for Kids and Teens 2011" List 2011 - Commended


Publication Date: April 1, 2010

Reading Age: 9 - 12

Genre: Children's Nonfiction, Middle Grade

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 128

ISBN: 978-1-897187-71-5

About the Author

Joy Crysdale

Joy Crysdale is an educator, an award-winning journalist, and the author of Fearless Female Journalists, named to the Amelia Bloomer Project's list of Best Feminist Books for Young Readers. She is a professor of journalism at Humber College in Toronto.
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