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Women warriors : myths and legends of heroic women

Author: Marianna Mayer; Julek Heller
Publisher: New York : Morrow Junior Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twelve traditional tales about female military leaders, war goddesses, women warriors, and heroines from around the world, including such countries as Japan, Ireland, and Zimbabwe.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianna Mayer; Julek Heller
ISBN: 0688155227 9780688155223
OCLC Number: 40043609
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: Devi : the goddess who conquered the evil one --
Rangada : Noble leader of her tribe --
Semiramis : child of the doves --
Hiera : the Amazon queen and her bitter victory --
Scathach : the warriors' teacher --
Morrigan : fierce goddess of war --
Gwendolen : first warrior queen of Britain --
Boadicea : the woman with the sword --
Mella : young friend of the python --
Yakami : slayer of the sea monster --
Winyan Ohitika : brave woman of the Sioux --
Aliquipiso : the girl who saved her tribe.
Responsibility: Marianna Mayer ; illustrated by Julek Heller.

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A collection of twelve traditional tales about female military leaders, war goddesses, women warriors, and heroines from around the world, including such countries as Japan, Ireland, and Zimbabwe.

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