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Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls

By Jane Yolen
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Book Details
  • Author: Jane Yolen
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
  • Published: 2000-05-01
  • Edition: 1st
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.