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Author Corey, Shana.

Title Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history! / by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Scholastic Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 797.2 C793    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 797.2 Cor    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description [42] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Study Program Accelerated Reader ATOS RL 3.7 0.5 129565 LARK
Source NBK 5/9 PPLY
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Audience 2-6.
Summary As a child growing up in Australia, Annette Kellerman was a frail ugly duckling who dreamed of becoming a graceful ballerina. With courage and determination, she confronted a crippling illness to become an internationally known record-setting athlete who revolutionized the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit.
Subject Kellerman, Annette, 1888-1975.
Swimmers -- Australia -- Biography.
Women swimmers -- Australia -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Added Author Fotheringham, Ed, ill.
ISBN 9780439698351 (hardcover) : $17.99

 
    
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