Girls to the Rescue Book #5: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World - eBook  -     By: Bruce Lansky
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Girls to the Rescue Book #5: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World - eBook

Meadowbrook / 2011 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Meadowbrook
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781442424814
ISBN-13: 9781442424814
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 fifth book in the series contains the following short stories:  "Tulia!" (an original story), "Dingo Trouble" (an original story), "Railroad Through and Through" (an original story), "Gabrielle and the Polar Bears" (an original story), "Tricking the Wolves" (an original story), "To Catch a Cat" (an original story), "Rachel's War" (an original story), "Anna's Mystery (an original story), "The Clever Daughter" (an original story), and "Like Father, Like Daughter" (adapted from a Yiddish folktale).

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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