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No Girls Allowed

Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure
Hughes, Susan (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment transports readers to bygone eras. For the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything.
Authors: Hughes, Susan, 1960-
Title: No girls allowed
tales of daring women dressed as men for love, freedom and adventure
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2008
Characteristics: 80 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Susan Hughes ; illustrated by Willow Dawson
Contents: Hatshepsut
Mu Lan
Alfhild
Esther Brandeau
James Barry
Ellen Craft
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman
Summary: Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment transports readers to bygone eras. For the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything.
Awards & Distinctions: A Junior Library Guild selection
Additional Contributors: Dawson, Willow
ISBN: 1554531780
9781554531783
1554531772
9781554531776
Branch Call Number: jgn 305.42 HUGHES 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 80)
Subject Headings: Sex role Comic books, strips, etc Transgender people Comic books, strips, etc Women History Comic books, strips, etc Feminism History Comic books, strips, etc
Topical Term: Juvenile graphic novels
Sex role
Transgender people
Women
Feminism
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Aug 09, 2011
  • goldengazelle rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book. It definitely showed the power of smart woman. Love this book!

Apr 14, 2011
  • angel9580 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

No girls aloud was a great book
you got to see girls go around the world doing what boys do in their everyday lives. I think it was awesome
GOOO GIRLLSSSS!!!!!:)

no girls aloud is a great book! i liked it because I hate when people say just cuz someone is a girl they cant do what they want but this book proves them wrong!

Apr 11, 2011
  • sybel_lovez2read rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

i thought "no Girls Allowed"
was outstanding because this novel proves that not only boys/men can be warriors,doctors etc. but also the girls can be the best at something boys and girls should have an equal respect of everything.

Apr 05, 2011
  • Sabrinatheteenagewitch rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I felt that this book was very intersting. some stories were already familiar to me, but otherwise i thought it was good. i leard quite a bit from this book.

Mar 31, 2011
  • HellsDaughter rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Intresting, great stories, but it needed to be
1. More informative. Longer stories.
2. Graphics threw it off. Made it Silver-Birch level. Grade 7-8 don't need pictures.

Mar 20, 2011
  • Tiffany617 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I actually liked this book. A lot of people in my class didn't like it, and thought it was cheesy, but I think it showed women's struggles and was pretty good.

I think it might have been better if it wasn't a graphic novel (that made it seem like it was for younger audiences) and if it had less stories or wrote more about each story.
The stories were interesting, but some were too short.

Mar 13, 2011
  • member_bookclub rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really liked this book and all the stories that described women that dressed up like men to do the things that they were not allowed to do.

Mar 09, 2011
  • jessica7809 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

i absalutly loved this book because it proves that women can do anything that a guy can! :)

Pretty good, shows that girls have the willpower to rise above oppression

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Aug 09, 2011
  • goldengazelle rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Apr 14, 2011
  • sybel_lovez2read rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"i love this book :)"

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