Emily Carr is specifically written to meet the needs of adolescents and adults who are reluctant readers. The photographs, maps, and illustrations reflect the text, making the words easy to decode. This high-interest, low-vocabulary biography is ideal for English as a Second Language or adult basic education students. Emily Carr (1871-1945) is one of Canada's most hored artists. As a female artist in the 1900s, she struggled to make ends meet. Emily tried to capture Canada's spirit by painting landscapes that included Aboriginal symbols and ways of life. Today, her powerful paintings are recognized all over the world.