Girls to the rescue: tales of clever, courageous girls from around the world/selected by Bruce Lansky. p. cm. Contents: The fairy godmother’s assistant-Grandma Rosa’s bowl-For love. The stories I’ve collected in Girls to the Rescue are very different from traditional fairy tales in a number of ways: First, the heroes of these stories are girls and young women-not princes or fairy godmothers. Second, the heroes succeed because they are clever, courageous, and kind. They don’t rely on their beauty. They don’t rely on magic.
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Publication date 2000.
In such a lot heroic stories, a helpless younger woman waits round for a prince to rescue her. however the spunky ladies during this wonderful sequence are a lot too busy saving the day to wait for Prince Charming. those diversifications and unique tales from all over the world encourage readers to turn into a brand new type of heroine.
Girls to the Rescue will please and inspire girls. Women’s Circle ). Forget about glass slippers and helpless damsels. The moral of this story is: Girls can do anything, even save the day! (Peggy Orenstein, author of School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap ). Girls to the Rescue is a powerful antidote to all those helpless, hopeless princess stories. This book is actually much better than many others of the genre, especially in that it focuses mainly on creative tales rather than rewriting classic stories in an awkward way. There are a few familiar elements, but the best stories in this collection are the ones that explore new characters and situations or work with lesser known folk tales ("Grandma Rosa's Bowl," "The Innkeeper's Wise Daughter"). The introduction, where Lansky sets out the rationale behind the collection (girl power!) is the most dated part of the book.
Girls to the rescue-tales of clever, courageous girls from a. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. Girl power! This is a great book for all girls! I Am a second grader and I think this is the coolest book. All the girl characters are smart, funny, courageous and know how to think and solve problems! I Have found a lot of heroes in this book! Look, I see a great book! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 18 years ago. The book was rather inspiring to me. However, I do recommend this book to fifth and sixth graders.
An eagerly awaited collection of tales featuring strong, brave, wise female characters who make the difference and save the day. These are tales in which beauty and marriage are not the main goals. ISBN 13: 9781442418615. It may takes up to 1-5 minutes.
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