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    Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains / Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay.
    by Yolen, Jane.
    Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2013.
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    Stemple, Heidi E. Y.
    Guay-Mitchell, Rebecca.
    ISBN: 
    9781580891851 (lib. bdg.) :
    1580891853 (lib. bdg.) :
    Bib #: 
    864879
    Description: 
    vii, 164 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: Bad, mad, or thoroughly rotten -- Delilah (circa 110 BCE), a mere snip of a girl -- Jezebel (9th century BCE), a perfectly bad queen -- Cleopatra (69-30 BCE), the queen of denial -- Salome (circa 14-71 CE), a little strip of a girl -- Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), she lost her head for love -- Bloody Mary (1516-1558), a woman of burning faith -- Elisabeth Bathory (1560-1614), Countess Bloodbath -- Moll Cutpurse (circa 1584-1659), high directress of the Black Dogs -- Tituba (circa 1670s-?), one witchy woman -- Anne Bonney (late 1600s-1720s) and Mary Read, pirates in petticoats -- Peggy Shippen Arnold (1760-1804), bride of treason -- Catherine the Great (1729-1796), queen of coups -- Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1817-1864), the rebel rose -- Belle Starr (1848-1889), belle of the bad-boy ball -- Calamity Jane (circa 1852-1903), courtin' calamity -- Lizzie Borden (1860-1927), one whacky woman -- Madame Alexe Popova (1850-1909), she popped over three hundred -- Pearl Hart (circa 1871-1925), mama's wild child -- Typhoid Mary (1869-1938), a cook without a conscience -- Mata Hari (1876-1917), the spy who loved everyone -- Ma Barker (circa 1873-1935), mother knows worst -- Beulah Annan (circa 1901-1928) and Belva Gaertner (circa 1885-1965), Chicago's merry murderesses -- Bonnie Parker (1910-1934), Clyde's girl -- Virginia Hill (1916-1966), gangster girlfriend -- Conclusion: Modern times and changing gender roles.
    Summary: 
    Harlot or hero? Liar or lady? There are two sides to every story. Meet twenty-six of history's most notorious women, and debate alongside authors Yolen and Stemple--who appear in the book as themselves in a series of comic panels--as to each girl's guilt or innocence.
    Audience: 
    800 Lexile.
    Lexile Measure: 
    800
    Accelerated Reader Level: 
    5.4
    AR Interest Level: 
    MG: Middle Grades (4-8)
    Reading Counts Level: 
    5.3
    RC Interest Level: 
    6-8
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    Cold Spring Public Library(F) Children's Nonfiction CollectionJ 364.374 YolCheck Shelves Juv BookRequest This Copy
    Pierz Public Library(F) Children's Nonfiction CollectionJ 364.374 YolChecked Out11/05/2014Juv BookRequest This Copy
    Saint Michael Public Library(F) Children's Nonfiction CollectionJ 364.374 YolCheck Shelves Juv BookRequest This Copy

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