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A tyranny of petticoats : 15 stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls / edited by Jessica Spotswood.

Contributor(s): Spotswood, Jessica [editor of compilation,, contributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First edition.Description: xi, 354 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0763678481; 9780763678487.Other title: 15 stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls | 15 stories of belles, bank robbers and other badass girls | Fifteen stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls.Subject(s): Heroines in literature -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure stories | Young adult fiction | Women heroes -- Fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction | Monsters -- Fiction | Bodyguards -- Fiction | Heiresses -- Fiction | Short stories | Adventure stories | Heroines in literature | Young adult fiction | Young women | United StatesGenre/Form: Juvenile works | Fiction. | History. | Short stories. | Short stories.DDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Mother Carey's table / J. Anderson Coates -- The journey / Mary Luo -- Madeline's choice / Jessica Spotswood -- El destinos / Leslye Walton -- High stakes / Andrea Cremer -- The red raven ball / Caroline Tung Richmond -- Pearls / Beth Revis -- Gold in the roots of the grass / Marissa Meyer -- The legendary Garrett girls / Y. S. Lee -- The color of the sky / Elizabeth Wein -- Bonnie and Clyde / Saundra Mitchell -- Hard times / Katherine Longshore -- City of Angels / Lindsay Smith -- Pulse of the panthers / Kekla Magoon -- The whole world is watching / Robin Talley.
Summary: "From an impressive sisterhood of YA writers comes an edge-of-your-seat anthology of historical fiction and fantasy featuring a diverse array of daring heroines"--Summary: From pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago, take a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They're making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals. And they all have a story to tell.
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Short stories.

Mother Carey's table / J. Anderson Coates -- The journey / Mary Luo -- Madeline's choice / Jessica Spotswood -- El destinos / Leslye Walton -- High stakes / Andrea Cremer -- The red raven ball / Caroline Tung Richmond -- Pearls / Beth Revis -- Gold in the roots of the grass / Marissa Meyer -- The legendary Garrett girls / Y. S. Lee -- The color of the sky / Elizabeth Wein -- Bonnie and Clyde / Saundra Mitchell -- Hard times / Katherine Longshore -- City of Angels / Lindsay Smith -- Pulse of the panthers / Kekla Magoon -- The whole world is watching / Robin Talley.

"From an impressive sisterhood of YA writers comes an edge-of-your-seat anthology of historical fiction and fantasy featuring a diverse array of daring heroines"--

From pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago, take a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They're making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals. And they all have a story to tell.

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