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The Resource The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women, written by Ailsa Ross ; illustrated by Amy Blackwell

The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women, written by Ailsa Ross ; illustrated by Amy Blackwell

Label
The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women
Title
The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women
Statement of responsibility
written by Ailsa Ross ; illustrated by Amy Blackwell
Title variation
Girl who rode a shark and other stories of daring women
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Biographical vignettes highlight exciting adventures and innovative contributions of women and girls from a wide variety of countries and historical periods. Now more than ever, the world is recognizing how strong women and girls are. How strong? In the early 1920s, Inuit expeditioner Ada Blackjack survived for two years as a castaway on an uninhabited island in the Arctic Ocean before she was finally rescued. And she's just one example. The Girl Who Rode a Shark: And Other Stories of Daring Women is a rousing collection of biographies focused on women and girls who have written, explored, or otherwise plunged headfirst into the pages of history. Undaunted by expectations, they made their mark by persevering in pursuit of their passions. The tales come from a huge variety of times and places, from a Canadian astronaut to an Indian secret agent to a Balkan pirate queen who stood up to Ancient Rome. Author and activist Alisa Ross gives readers a fun, informative piece of nonfiction that emphasizes the boundless potential of a new generation of women."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Ailsa
Dewey number
  • j920.72
  • 305.40922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT3203
LC item number
.R67 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blackwell, Amy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women, written by Ailsa Ross ; illustrated by Amy Blackwell
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The artists -- The pioneers -- The scientists -- The activists -- The athletes -- The seekers
Control code
on1089415450
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781772780987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089415450
Label
The girl who rode a shark & other stories of daring women, written by Ailsa Ross ; illustrated by Amy Blackwell
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The artists -- The pioneers -- The scientists -- The activists -- The athletes -- The seekers
Control code
on1089415450
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781772780987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089415450

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