Girls to the Rescue Book #3: Tales of Clever Courageous Girls from Around the World - eBook  -     By: Bruce Lansky
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Girls to the Rescue Book #3: Tales of Clever Courageous Girls from Around the World - eBook

Meadowbrook Press / 2010 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Meadowbrook Press
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781442418639
ISBN-13: 9781442418639
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 9-12
Series: Girls to the Rescue

Publisher's Description

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations and original stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine.  If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series.

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations and original stories from around the world inspire readers to become a new kind of heroine.  If you enjoy the stories in this book, look for more fun adventures in the other books in the series.

This third book in the series contains the following short stories:  "Hidden Courage" (an original story), "Emily and the Underground Railroad" (an original story), "Sarah's Pickle Jar" (adapted from a Chinese folktale), "Bai and the Tree of Life" (an original story), "Young Maid Marian and Her Amazing, Astounding Pig" (an original story), "Kamala and the Thieves" (adapted from an Indian Folktale), "The Pooka" (an original story), "Cloudberry Trifle" (an original story), "Maya's Stone Soup" (adapted from a European folktale), and "Annie and the Black Cat" (an original story). 

Author Bio

Bruce Lansky has edited a number of poetry anthologies (including Rolling in the Aisles, Kids Pick the Funniest Poems, If Kids Ruled the School, A Bad Case of the Giggles, Miles of Smiles, and No More Homework! No More Tests!), and 3 silly songbook anthologies. Lansky created the popular GigglePoetry.com website for children and the PoetryTeachers.com website for teachers. He also created the Girls to the Rescue series, the New Fangled Fairy Tales series, and the Can You Solve the Mysteries series.

Editorial Reviews

"Girls to the Rescue will please and inspire girls." --Women's Circle
"Girls to the Rescue turns a new page and Prince Charming is history." --Sally Han, New York Daily News
"Inspiring" --Mary Hance, Nashville Banner
"Must reading." --Lee Littlewood, Copley News Service
"Provides positive female role models." --Nicole Bondi, The Detroit News

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