Mermaid Queen: the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!

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Publisher:
Scholastic Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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As a child growing up in Australia, Annette Kellerman was a frail ugly duckling who dreamed of becoming a graceful ballerina. With pluck and courage, she confronted a crippling illness -- and countless naysayers -- to become an internationally known record-setting athlete who revolutioned the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit. Wow, thanks, Annette!

YOU FORGOT YOUR SKIRT, AMELIA BLOOMER

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9780439698351
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LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 650L
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title_display Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
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