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Not one damsel in distress : heroic girls from world folklore

Author: Jane Yolen; Susan Guevara
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Folklore
Fairy tales
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen; Susan Guevara
ISBN: 9781328900203 1328900207
OCLC Number: 994296521
Description: 133 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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).
Responsibility: collected & told by Jane Yolen ; with illustrations by Susan Guevara.

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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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