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Not One Damsel in Distress

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Not One Damsel in Distress

World Folktales for Strong Girls

By Jane Yolen; Susan Guevara (Illustrator)

Silver Whistle Books, Hardcover, 9780152020477, 128pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2000

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These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these heroines use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed.
Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the smart, strong, and sassy heroines of legend and lore in a collection that will encourage bravery in every girl.
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