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Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls

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Publisher Comments:

These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress! From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these heroines use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed.

Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the smart, strong, and sassy heroines of legend and lore in a collection that will encourage bravery in every girl.

Synopsis:

In this collection of 13 traditional tales from various parts of the world, each heroine is fearless, strong, and resourceful. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Drawing from diverse characters around the world, Yolen presents a collection of 13 traditional tales, each of whose main character is a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman. Illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-116 ).

About the Author

Jane Yolen is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written hundreds of books for adults and children and has won numerous awards. She and her husband divide their time between Massachussetts and Scotland.
 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152020477
ill.:
Guevara, Susan
Author:
Guevara, Susan
Author:
Yolen, Jane
Publisher:
Silver Whistle Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
98-651
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 1.29 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 128 pages Silver Whistle Books - English 9780152020477 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this collection of 13 traditional tales from various parts of the world, each heroine is fearless, strong, and resourceful. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Drawing from diverse characters around the world, Yolen presents a collection of 13 traditional tales, each of whose main character is a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman. Illustrations.

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