Blog Tags: biography

Five Fast Facts for Friday: Henry Ford

Henry Ford used his imagination and skills to change the automobile industry. Here are five fast facts you may not know about Henry Ford: Ford’s first working automobile was a quadricycle that he couldn’t...

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Five Fast Facts for Friday: Adele

Adele debuted in 2008 and has become one of the world’s top singer-songwriters. There are many fascinating facts about Adele that you may not know: Adele often imitated the Spice Girls and loved to...

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Anne Frank: How much do you know?

Like me, you may have read The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank when you were in school. More than 70 years after her death, Anne’s story is still riveting and her...

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Five Fast Facts for Friday: Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s story is well-known around the world. Here are five fast facts you may not know: In 2013, more than one million people visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. The play, The...

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Martin Luther King Day

Yes, I am Canadian. But when I was asked to write a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. for Grade 3 – 5 students, I jumped at the opportunity.  The 50s and 60s were...

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Revisiting Selena Gomez

It has been a couple of years since I wrote Remarkable People: Selena Gomez. I went back through the book again to create the Quiz and was impressed – again – by how hard...

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Adele Trivia Quiz

In 2008, Adele came to world-wide attention with her first album.  Since then she has sold millions of albums and won buckets of awards – and dropped out of sight.  Her rocky relationships were...

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