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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.

Corey, Shana (Author). Fotheringham, Ed (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library COREY (Shana) (Text) 37814002336122 JUV EASY Book None 04/01/2010 Available -
Baker Richland Branch COREY (Shana) (Text) 37814002336064 JUV EASY Book None 04/01/2010 Available -
Cascade Locks Library J 921 KELLERMAN (Text) 33892005581344 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 12/17/2011 Available -
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 KELLERMAN (Text) 33892005288809 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 01/06/2010 Checked out 09/23/2021
OTLD Irrigon Branch E COR (Text) 37818000116675 Picture Books Book None 06/11/2016 Available -
Ontario Community Library j. 921 KELLE (Text) 33330004228021 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 08/16/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439698359 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9780439698351 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
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Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Kellermann, Annette, 1886-1975
Swimmers > Australia > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers > Australia > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers > Great Britain > Biography > Biography

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