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Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history! / by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.

Corey, Shana. (Author). Fotheringham, Ed, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 921 KEL (Text) 39206020168454 J Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780439698351 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0439698359 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
As a child growing up in Australia, Annette Kellerman was a frail ugly duckling who dreamed of becoming a graceful ballerina. With courage and determination, she confronted a crippling illness to become an internationally known record-setting athlete who revolutionized the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit.
Target Audience Note:
AD650L Lexile
Decoding demand: 85 (very high) Semantic demand: 95 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Kellermann, Annette, 1886-1975.
Kellermann, Annette, 1886-1975.
Swimmers > Australia > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers > Australia > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Swimmers > Australia > Biography.
Women swimmers > Australia > Biography.
Women social reformers > Great Britain > Biography.

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