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Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune & swimsuit history!

Author: Shana Corey; Edwin Fotheringham
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Scholastic Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a child growing up in Australia, Annette Kellerman confronted a crippling illness and grew up to become a world-renowned athlete who revolutionized the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit. Full color.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Annette Kellermann; Annette Kellermann; Annette Kellerman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shana Corey; Edwin Fotheringham
ISBN: 9780439698351 0439698359
OCLC Number: 475087651
Notes: "A true story!"--Cover.
Awards: Commended for Cybils (Nonfiction Picture Book) 2009
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades 3-5) 2011
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Informational) 2011
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.

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