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No girls allowed : tales of daring women dressed as men for love, freedom and adventure

Author: Susan Hughes; Willow Dawson
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment transports readers to bygone eras. For the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography
Biography Comic books, strips, etc. Juvenile literature
Named Person: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt; Esther Brandeau; Ellen Craft; Sarah Rosetta Wakeman
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hughes; Willow Dawson
ISBN: 9781554531776 : 1554531772 : 9781554531783 1554531780
OCLC Number: 180689406
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 9-12 years.
Description: 80 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Hatshepsut --
Mu Lan --
Alfhild --
Esther Brandeau --
James Barry --
Ellen Craft --
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman.
Responsibility: written by Susan Hughes ; illustrated by Willow Dawson.

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... Hughes's simple language and Dawson's clean, black-and-white ink drawings steer the work in the same no-nonsense direction and do an adequate job of presenting this uniquely themed offering.

 
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