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Girls and goddesses : stories of heroines from around the world / Lari Don ; illustrated by Francesca Greenwood.

Don, Lari author. (Author). Greenwood, Francesca, illustrator. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Chi and the seven-headed dragon. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Inanna and the box of monsters. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Wolf in the bed. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Telesilla and the gates of Argos. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Durga and the demon. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Kopecho and the two suns. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Mbango and the whirlpool. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Hervor and the cursed sword. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Visiting Baba Yaga. (Added Author). Don, Lari. Aliquipiso and the cliffs. (Added Author).
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Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon Y 398.2 DON I (Text) 34330512951337 Juvenile - New Book Shelf Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781512413175
  • ISBN: 1512413178
  • ISBN: 9781512413373
  • ISBN: 1512413372
  • Physical Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Darby Creek, [2016]

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Formatted Contents Note: Chi and the seven-headed dragon : Chinese legend -- Inanna and the box of monsters : Sumerian myth -- The wolf in the bed : French folktale -- Telesilla and the gates of Argos : Greek legend -- Durga and the demon : Indian myth -- Kopecho and the two suns : Venezuelan legend -- Mbango and the whirlpool : Cameroonian folktale -- Hervor and the cursed sword : Norse legend -- Visiting Baba Yaga : Russian folktale -- Aliquipiso and the cliffs : American Indian legend -- Tokoyo and the skin rope : Japanese legend -- The giant's Heart : Scottish folktale.
Summary, etc.: Twelve myths and legends celebrate the courage of heroines from around the world as they confront and defeat dragons, monsters, wolves, demons, and even the sun.
Target Audience Note: Age: 7-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Women heroes > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Heroes > Folklore.
Women > Folklore.

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