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Not One Damsel in Distress: Heroic Girls from World Folklore (Hardcover)

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By Jane Yolen, Susan Guevara (Illustrator)
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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781328900203
ISBN-10: 1328900207
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: July 10th, 2018
Pages: 144
Language: English