Not one damsel in distress: world folktales for strong girls

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c2000.
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These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress! From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these heroines use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed. Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the smart, strong, and sassy heroines of legend and lore in a collection that will encourage bravery in every girl.
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table_of_contents An open letter to my daughter and granddaughters -- Atalanta the huntress (Greece) -- Nana Miriam (Niger) -- Fitcher's bird (Germany) -- The girl and the puma (Argentina) -- Li Chi slays the serpent (China) -- Brave Woman counts coup (United States / White River Sioux) -- Pretty Penny (United States (United States / Ozark Mountains) -- Burd Janet (Scotland) -- Mizilca (Romania) -- The pirate princess (Poland / Jewish) -- The samurai maiden (Japan) -- Bradamante (France) -- Molly Whuppie (England) -- An open letter to Nana -- Notes on the stories.
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