Mightier Than the Sword

Mightier Than the Sword : World Folktales for Strong Boys

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From China to Burma, Afghanistan to America, this collection of fourteen familiar and little-known stories tells the tales of sons, brothers, kings, and trolls--men and boys united by a common heroism that comes from strength of character, wisdom, and compassion. These stories show that brains trump brawn every time.
Renowned storyteller Jane Yolen has created an exciting companion book to her Book Sense 76 Pick "Not One Damsel in Distress." An inspired collection of dramatic tales, "Mightier Than the Sword "will inspire boys and girls alike.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • San Diego, CA, China
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152163913
  • 9780152163914
  • 707,343

About Jane Yolen

JANE YOLEN is the author of many fine books for young people, including "Not One Damsel in Distress," stories that "sing and soar in Yolen's supple language," according to "Booklist." She has won several of the most prestigious awards in children's literature. Ms. Yolen lives in western Massachusetts and Scotland.
RAUL COLoN has illustrated more than fifteen books for children, including "My Mama Had a Dancing Heart," a "New York Times Book Review" Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He also collaborated with Robert Burleigh on "Pandora" and "Hercules." He lives in New York.
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