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Girls to the Rescue Book #5: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World
     

Girls to the Rescue Book #5: 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

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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 fifth book in the series contains the following short stories:  "Tulia!" (an original story), "Dingo Trouble" (an original story), "Railroad Through and Through" (an original story), "Gabrielle and the Polar Bears" (an original story), "Tricking the Wolves" (an original story), "To Catch a Cat" (an original story), "Rachel's War" (an original story), "Anna's Mystery (an original story), "The Clever Daughter" (an original story), and "Like Father, Like Daughter" (adapted from a Yiddish folktale).

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:
9781442424814
Publisher:
Meadowbrook
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Series:
Girls to the Rescue Series , #5
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
1,108,447
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 Book #5: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great book for people of all ages. I especially like the story like father like daughter. You should definetly get it
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