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Not One Damsel In Distress

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From celebrated author Jane Yolen comes this inspiring collection of folktales from around the world, all featuring strong female heroes.
These fifteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, bold, brave women—and not one damsel in distress! There is Bradamante, the fierce medieval knight; Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town; Makhta, a female warrior who leads her Sioux tribe into battle; and many more women who use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed.
Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the female heroes of legend and lore in a collection that will empower every reader. This new edition features two brand-new stories from Azerbaijan and Indonesia, and enhanced illustrations.

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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 10, 2018

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547542898
  • File size: 46215 KB
  • Release date: July 10, 2018

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780547542898
  • File size: 46215 KB
  • Release date: July 10, 2018

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.7
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4

From celebrated author Jane Yolen comes this inspiring collection of folktales from around the world, all featuring strong female heroes.
These fifteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, bold, brave women—and not one damsel in distress! There is Bradamante, the fierce medieval knight; Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town; Makhta, a female warrior who leads her Sioux tribe into battle; and many more women who use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed.
Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the female heroes of legend and lore in a collection that will empower every reader. This new edition features two brand-new stories from Azerbaijan and Indonesia, and enhanced illustrations.

Expand title description text