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Estés, Clarissa Pinkola.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The author's premise is that within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who represents the instinctual nature of women. Here, the author unfolds rich intercultural myths, fairy tales, folk tales, and stories to help women reconnect with the fierce, healthy, visionary attributes of this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1995

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 EST

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 EST

Estés, Clarissa Pinkola.

Summary: Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes invites women to join her and the Dangerous Old Woman 'at the fireside' once again for the third installment of her masterwork on the archetype of the wise woman. This program features original stories, poems, and psychological commentary on the challenges, remedies, and ancient knowing of the holy female body, 'that which is not a dumb servant but a divine fellow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 398 EST

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle Books 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.22 NOT

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.22 YOL

Schaefer, Carol

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trumpeter 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.27 SCH

Johnston Phelps, Ethel

Summary: "Long before Suzanne Collins created Katniss Everdeen and Octavia Butler wrote Parable of the Sower, there were many traditional folktales full of adventure, intrigue, and intrepid female characters. Feminist Folktales from Around the World collects these forgotten classics. Enjoy this collection of all four volumes."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC JOH

Hamilton, Virginia.

Summary: The nineteen stories in this book focus on the magical lore and wondrous imaginings of African American women. A remarkable book that honors our heritage while giving us hope and inspiration for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

Mutén, Burleigh.

Summary: Tales from around the world about adventurous, wise, daring, and magical grandmothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.27 MUT

Tatar, Maria

Summary: "World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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Walters, Damien Angelica

Summary: "In 1991, Heather Cole and her friends were members of the Dead Girls Club. Obsessed with the macabre, the girls exchanged stories about serial killers and imaginary monsters, like the Red Lady, the spirit of a vengeful witch killed centuries before. Heather knew the stories were just that, until her best friend Becca began insisting the Red Lady was real - and she could prove it. That belief...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Cook, Lan

Summary: Here are traditional tales from every corner of the globe, all featuring bold and clever heroines who battle dragons, fight sea serpents or save their village from monstrous thieves. This is a sequel to the best-selling title Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls. Diverse range of characters. Lively retellings for a modern audience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Retells the Disney version of the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Western Pub. Co. 1984

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE WAL

Wilde, Lyn Webster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blandford 1997

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Rickman, Phil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Frigiola, Heather

Summary: Mythical creatures are cultural artifacts--creations of the human imagination from all around the world. From terrifying monsters to sacred mystical beasts, weird-looking humanoids, magical birds, and many other fantastic beings, the mythological creatures in this book are sure to enchant and amaze! Discover myths and legends spanning from ancient times to modern day from every corner of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Feather 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FRI

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