Girls to the Rescue Book #2: Tales of Clever Courageous Girls from Around the World - eBook  -     By: Bruce Lansky
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Meadowbrook / 2010 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Meadowbrook
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781442418622
ISBN-13: 9781442418622
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 second book in the series contains the following short stories:  "Cody's Wooden Whistle" (an original story), "Adrianna's Chickens (an original story), "Liza and the Lost Letter " (an original story), "Jamila and the Tiger" (an original story), "The Peacemakers" (an original story), "Kim's Suprise Witness (adapted from a Chinese folktale), Vassilisa the Wise (adapted from a Russian folktale), "Just a Girl" (an original story), "The Clever Daughter-in-Law" (adapted from a Chinese folktale), and "Peggy's Magic Egg" (adapted from an Irish folktale), 

Editorial Reviews

“It is refreshing to see new girl-friendly twists on old themes that empower girls to believe in themselves and their abilities.”
"Provides positive female role models.”
“Girls to the Rescue will please and inspire girls."
“Forget about glass slippers and helpless damsels. The moral of this story is: Girls can do anything, even save the day!”
“Girls to the Rescue is a powerful antidote to all those helpless, hopeless princess stories. These stories are amusing, poignant, inspiring, and ultimately healing.”
“Inspiring.”
“Must reading.”
“Delightful.”
“Inspiring reading.”
“Girls to the Rescue turns a new page and Prince Charming is history.”

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