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

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

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by Bruce Lansky
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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.

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."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442424807
Publisher:
Meadowbrook
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Series:
Girls to the Rescue Series , #4
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
876,417
Lexile:
660L (what's this?)
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

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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Girls to the Rescue #4-Fishing for Trouble: 8 inspiring stories about clever and courageous girls from around the world 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 37 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recomend for girls ages 7- 13 but do not archive to good a book series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I red the first one it was ok i think this one sounds better so i might try it
Rose Mckenna More than 1 year ago
I read the first book. It was the best book I read. I highly recommed the whole series !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For girls only
John Plunkett More than 1 year ago
In this book girls are the heros not the boys
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I love all of them!!!!!!!
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What is your faverit story in this book?
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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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