Girls to the Rescue Book #2: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World

Girls to the Rescue Book #2: 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 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), 

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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:
9781442418622
Publisher:
Meadowbrook
Publication date:
12/21/2010
Series:
Girls to the Rescue Series , #2
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
292,865
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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