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The Resource Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay

Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay

Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains
Title
Bad girls
Title remainder
sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains
Statement of responsibility
Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Meet twenty-six of history's most notorious women. Each bad girl has a rotten reputation, but there are two sides to every tale."--Amazon.com
  • 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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
800
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • comics graphic novels
Reading level
5.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Bordon (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
Control code
7ocm72774139
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580891851
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2012000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Bordon (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
Control code
7ocm72774139
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580891851
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2012000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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