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Barchers, Suzanne I
Wise women : folk and fairy tales from around the world / retold and edited by Suzanne I. Barchers ; illustrated by Leann Mullineaux
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1990
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Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 398.2 BAR    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Folklore
Physical Description xiv, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents Daughters : clever and courageous. The peasant's clever daughter (Germany and Italy) -- The young head of the family (China) -- The girl and the road agent (United States, Ozarks) -- The tale of the Oki Islands (Japan) -- The wild goose lake (China) -- Stone patience and knife patience (Turkey)
Sisters : resourceful and steadfast -- Clever Maria (Portugal) -- Patience (India, Punjab) -- The twelve brothers (Germany) -- The princess and the giant (Scotland) -- The snow queen (Denmark) -- Fowler's fowl (Germany) -- The water of life (Spain) -- Hansel and Gretel (Germany) -- Fortunée (France) -- Molly Whuppie (Scotland) -- The witch (Russia)
Maidens : clever and true -- The robber bridegroom (Germany) -- The little orphan girl (Chile) -- Rachel found the gold (United States, Ozarks) -- Maid Maleen (Germany) -- East of the sun and west of the moon (Norway) -- How Kate got a husband (United States, Ozarks) -- Gifts of love (Korea) -- Catherine and her destiny (Italy, Sicily) -- The grateful prince (Germany) -- Beauty and the beast (France) -- Janet and Tam Lin (Scotland)
Attendants : ingenious and loyal -- The learned servant girl (China) -- The hand of glory (England) -- The wounded lion (Spain) -- The forty thieves (Arabia) -- The master-maid (Norway) -- Ubazakura (Japan)
Wives and mothers : devoted and cunning -- Kumba and kambili (Africa) -- Princess Sivatra (India) -- The sprig of rosemary (Spain) -- King Lindorm (Sweden) -- Princess Maya (India) -- The basil plant (Chile) -- The lute player (Russia) -- The legend of Tchi-Niu (China) -- The tiger with the white ears (Korea) -- What Candy Ashcraft done (United States, Ozarks) -- The husband and wife (Norway) -- The foolish husbands (Scotland) -- Bolster (England) -- How Toodie fixed old Grunt (United States, Ozarks) -- The flying head (United States, Native American) -- The twelve months (Greece) -- The witches with the horns (Ireland) -- One more child (India)
Mature women : bold and wise -- The poppet caught a thief (United States, Ozarks) -- The woman and the robber (United States, Ozarks) -- Rachel (United States, northeast) -- The little old woman who went to the North Wind (Norway) -- Martha, the holy woman (France) -- The woman in the moon (United States, Hawaii) -- St. David's flood (England) -- The white-haired old woman (United States, Native American) -- The wise woman (Algeria)
Summary Tales that celebrate strong women who prevail and triumph using their intelligence, courage, or resourcefulness
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Mullineaux, Leann

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