Girls to the Rescue Book #5: 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 #5: 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 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).
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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: 9781442424814
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Series: Girls to the Rescue Series , #5
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 342,877
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2011

    Great book

    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

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 19, 2011

    Lil southern gurl

    Omg

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2012

    Great book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!""

    This book rocks wow omg its amazing

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2014

    Repost

    Kiss your hand three times repost this on three nbooks and look under your pillow...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2014

    It is worth $4.00!!!!!!

    Come on guys, this is BRUCE LANSKY we are talking about!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2013

    Good read

    Awsome.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2013

    Great

    I think this book is great and cool. I wish i could be in a book sometime. Goodbye for now

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 22, 2013

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    Posted January 21, 2013

    I dont no

    I think people well love this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2012

    READ THIS NO TURNING BACK

    I'm sexy plus i know it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2012

    Good?????????

    Is it good?

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