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Goddesses & heroines

Menzies, Jean (author.). Ponder, Katie, (illustrator.).

Summary: Delve into a world of key female figures from all over the world in this compendium of goddesses and heroines. With more than 30 stories about goddesses and powerful women, this is an introduction for young readers interested in female figures from different cultures. The stories introduce famous figures from around the world, while a reference section is packed with information about the goddesses and heroines themselves.

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  • ISBN: 0744080312
  • ISBN: 9780744080315
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index (pages 158-159).
Formatted Contents Note: Goddesses. Creator goddesses ; Papatūānuku's sons ; Spider Grandmother's bowl ; The Wawalag Sisters' travels ; Goddesses of death and the afterlife ; Tuonetar's realm ; Ereshkigal's messenger ; Goddesses of the sun, moon, and sky ; Amaterasu's cave ; Chang'e's elixir ; Goddesses of nature ; Sedna's transformation ; Konohana's labor ; Olokun's flood ; Goddesses of art, singing, and dancing ; Hi'iaka's quest ; Benzaiten's blessing ; Goddesses of animals ; White buffalo Calf Woman's lessons ; Dali's disguise ; Goddesses of love and war ; Inanna's rescue ; Hathor's alter ego ; Anat's friend ; Unique goddesses ; Zigu's return -- Magical beings. Fairies and nature spirits ; Rhiannon's wedding ; Whuppity Stoorie's puzzle ; Mermaids and water spirits ; Pania's betrayal ; Melusine's curse ; Maman Dlo's enchantment ; Witches ; Baba Yaga's chores ; Medea's magic ; Shape-shifters ; Lady Bai's debt ; Selkie's skin ; Ku-Chin-Da-Gayya's sister -- Mortals. First women ; Pandora's gift ; Ungnyeo's patience ; Queens ; Alcestis's sacrifice ; Draupadi's husbands ; Isolde's sorrow ; Warriors ; Mulan's secret ; Brynhild's true love ; Artists, performers, and healers ; Shahrazad's tales ; Elaine of Astolat's favor -- About the myths. Sharing the stories ; Books and scrolls ; Worshipping goddesses.
Subject: Women heroes -- Legends -- Juvenile literature
Women heroes -- Mythology -- Juvenile literature
Goddesses -- Legends -- Juvenile literature
Goddesses -- Mythology -- Juvenile literature

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library J 202.114 Menz (Text) 33294002179257 Juvenile Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2024-07-13

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