Girls and Goddesses

Stories of Heroines from around the World

From the Series World of Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Greedy giants, cruel emperors, and shape-shifting demons—the stuff a girl has to put up with! Explore girl power in all its glory with stories of heroines from around the world. Myths and legends from the United States to Japan and Venezuela celebrate the courage of women and girls who rise to the occasion. With heroines like these, who needs a handsome prince?

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 120
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Text Type Folktale/Legend
BISACS JNF052030, JNF038000, JNF002000
Dewey 398.2
Dimensions 5.375 x 8.5
Lexile 950
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 182741
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Table of contents

Author: Lari Don

Lari Don was born in Chile and spent most of her childhood traveling around South America. She is an award-winning author of children's books and short stories. Lari lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her cats.

Illustrator: Francesca Greenwood