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Not one damsel in distress : world folktales for strong girls

Author: Jane Yolen; Susan Guevara; Silver Whistle Books.
Publisher: San Diego : Silver Whistle Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various parts of the world, with the main character of each being a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Folklore
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen; Susan Guevara; Silver Whistle Books.
ISBN: 0152020470 9780152020477
OCLC Number: 40912598
Notes: Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
Description: xii, 116 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Atalanta the huntress (Greece) --
Nana Miriam (Nigeria) --
Fitcher's bird (Germany) --
The girl and the puma (Argentina) --
Li Chi slays the serpent (China) --
Brave Woman counts coup (United States, White River Sioux) --
Pretty Penny (United States, Ozark Mountains) --
Burd Janet (Scotland) --
Mizilca (Romania) --
The pirate princess (Poland, Jewish) --
The samurai maiden (Japan) --
Bradamante (France) --
Molly Whuppie (England) --
An open letter to Nana --
Notes on the stories.
Responsibility: collected and told by Jane Yolen ; with illustrations by Susan Guevara.
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A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various parts of the world, with the main character of each being a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman.

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A Story Collection to Empower Young Women

by egamble (WorldCat user published 2011-03-06) Good Permalink

In Not One Damsel in Distress, Jane Yolen adapts and retells thirteen stories about brave, clever, heroic women from countries around the world. Yolen's introduction, “An Open Letter to My Daughter and Granddaughters,”...
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