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The Resource 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

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

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Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Title
Mermaid Queen
Title remainder
the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Statement of responsibility
by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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Writing style
Illustration
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
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312279
Cataloging source
DLC
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Corey, Shana
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV838.K45
LC item number
C67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
  • 5
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Fotheringham, Ed
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True
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  • Kellerman, Annette
  • Swimmers
  • Women swimmers
  • Women social reformers
Target audience
primary
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the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
[42] p.
Isbn
9780439698351
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007052664
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o190596395
  • (OCoLC)190596395
Label
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
Publication
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
[42] p.
Isbn
9780439698351
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007052664
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o190596395
  • (OCoLC)190596395

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