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Title:
Not one damsel in distress : heroic girls from world folklore

Not 1 damsel in distress
Author:
Yolen, Jane, author.

Guevara, Susan, illustrator.
ISBN:
9781328900203
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Physical Description:
x, 134 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Originally published in 2000 with the subtitle: World folktales for strong girls, which was also the subtitle in pre-publication for this edition.
Contents:
Atalanta the huntress (Greece) -- Nana Miriam (Niger) -- 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) -- The princess Kemang (Indonesia) -- Masha and the bear (Azerbaijan).
Abstract:
A collection of fifteen 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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