Michaelle Jean

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By Terry Barber

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Michaëlle Jean 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. In 1968, Michaëlle Jean and her family fled Haiti to escape dictator Duvalier's regime. She came to Canada as a refugee. Michaëlle worked as a journalist and broadcaster. At 48 years old, Michaëlle's life changed when she was asked to be Canada's Governor General. Lexile level: 360L

Michaelle Jean