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Girls to the Rescue Book #4: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World [NOOK Book]

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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.

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Girls to the Rescue Book #4: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World

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Overview

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 fourth book in the series contains the following short stories:  "Fishing for Trouble" (an original story), "Rachel's Promise (an original story), "Keesha and the Rat" (an original story), "Temper Temper" (adapted from an Italian folktale), "Skateboard Rosie and the Soda Kids" (an original story), "Save Wellington Woods!!" (an original story), "The Apple Pie House" (an original story), and "Mai's Magic" (an original story).
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Editorial Reviews

Women's Circle
Girls to the Rescue will please and inspire girls.
Kansas City Star
“Inspiring reading.”
Jeanette S. Gadeberg
“It is refreshing to see new girl-friendly twists on old themes that empower girls to believe in themselves and their abilities.”
Nicole Bondi
"Provides positive female role models.”
Peggy Orenstein
“Forget about glass slippers and helpless damsels. The moral of this story is: Girls can do anything, even save the day!”
Mary Pipher
“Girls to the Rescue is a powerful antidote to all those helpless, hopeless princess stories. These stories are amusing, poignant, inspiring, and ultimately healing.”
Mary Hance
“Inspiring.”
Lee Littlewood
“Must reading.”
Lynn Gibson
“Delightful.”
Sallie Han
“Girls to the Rescue turns a new page and Prince Charming is history.”
Women’s Circle
“Girls to the Rescue will please and inspire girls."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442424807
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Series: Girls to the Rescue Series , #4
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 563,554
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Lansky
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.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2011

    Great

    I highly recomend for girls ages 7- 13 but do not archive to good a book series

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    Very good. Spunkey girls.

    In this book girls are the heros not the boys

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2012

    Red

    I red the first one it was ok i think this one sounds better so i might try it

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 4, 2011

    Great book

    I read the first book. It was the best book I read. I highly recommed the whole series !

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2012

    Awsome book

    For girls only

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 19, 2011

    Oooh

    Loook amazin

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2014

    To: read this please

    I love all of them!!!!!!!

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    Posted February 28, 2013

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    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2012

    Read this, please

    What is your faverit story in this book?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2012

    Girls 2 The Rescue

    I totally luv the Girls 2 The Rescue series!!!! Best and clever girls helping or say rescuing ppl they know well

    -Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2012

    Nice

    Looks cool maybe I'll buy it

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    Ok

    Ok book

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  • Posted October 10, 2011

    So good

    Ok

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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