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

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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).

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“It is refreshing to see new girl-friendly twists on old themes that empower girls to believe in themselves and their abilities.” (Jeanette S. Gadeberg, Author of Raising Strong Daughters)

"Provides positive female role models.”

(Nicole Bondi, The Detroit News)

“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. These stories are amusing, poignant, inspiring, and ultimately healing.” (Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author of Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls)

“Inspiring.” (Mary Hance, Nashville Banner)

“Must reading.” (Lee Littlewood, Copley News Service)

“Delightful.” (Lynn Gibson, Spokane Spokesman-Review)

“Inspiring reading.” (Kansas City Star)

“Girls to the Rescue turns a new page and Prince Charming is history.” (Sallie Han, New York Daily News)

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