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Not one damsel in distress : heroic girls from world folklore

Yolen, Jane (author.). Guevara, Susan, (illustrator.).

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Thief River Falls Public Library j 398.2208 YOL (Text) 35500006070674 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 1328900207
  • ISBN: 9781328900203
  • Physical Description: x, 134 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

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General Note: Originally published in 2000.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: 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).
Summary, etc.: 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.
Author Notes

Jane Yolen is the acclaimed author of hundreds of books for children and adults. She divides her time between Massachusetts and Scotland. Visit her at and on Twitter at @JaneYolen.

Susan Guevara received the Pura Belpré Award for Chato&;s Kitchen by Gary Soto. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit her online at

Subject: Fairy tales
Women Folklore
Fairy tales
Women Folklore
JUVENILE FICTION Fairy Tales & Folklore General
JUVENILE FICTION Fairy Tales & Folklore Country & Ethnic
Fairy tales
Genre: Fairy tales.
Folk tales.
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