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Warrior queens : true stories of six ancient rebels who slayed history

Author: Vicky Alvear Shecter; Bill Mayer, (Illustrator)
Publisher: New York : Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Boyds Mills and Kane, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First edition
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"The true life stories of six little-known fierce ancient warrior queens are told with humor and vivid detail by an award-winning writer. For young readers seeking to be inspired by stories of strong women, this riveting book shines a light on six powerful ancient queens. Highlighting women warriors who ruled in ancient eras, like Hatshepsut in 1492 BCE Egypt, and Zenobia in 260 CE Palmyra, the stories span the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.; Artemisia, of Caria; Amanirenas.; Trưng Trắc, Queen of Vietnam; Trưng Nhị.; Boadicea, Queen; Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.; Artemisia, of Caria; Boadicea, Queen; Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.; Trưng Nhị; Trưng Trá̆c, Queen of Vietnam; Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Alvear Shecter; Bill Mayer, (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781629796796 1629796794
OCLC Number: 1117714070
Description: 155 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Hatshepsut: The woman who ruled as a man --
Artemisia 1: Amazon of the seas --
Amanirenas: The one-eyed African warrior queen --
The Trung sisters: A queen and her sister take on a Titan --
Boudicca: Big, bad, and mad --
Zenobia: Zealously zapping her enemies.
Other Titles: True stories of 6 ancient rebels who slayed history
Responsibility: Vicky Alvear Schecter ; illustrated by Bill Mayer.

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