Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments
Two quite similar books with references to Jane Eyre. Both for courageous girls:
Favourite Stories of Courageous Girls: inspiring heroines from classic children's books 
Louisa May Alcott, Charlotte Brontë, Lewis Carroll, Hans Christian Andersen, Enid Blyton, L.M. Montgomery, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Brothers Grimm, L. Frank Baum
Hodder-Haughton
ISBN 9781444952315
2019

These stories of courageous heroines from classic fiction - from Jane Eyre to Anne of the Green Gables - will inspire, excite and empower young readers.
This wonderful anthology features the stories of some of the best-loved heroines in children's books. From Jo March who sells her hair to raise money for her family, to George's single-minded commitment to protecting her island in The Famous Five to Bobbie's quick-thinking action that prevents a train crash in The Railway Children, these girls demonstrate courage beyond their years.
Each of the 24 chapters contains an introduction about the courageous girl featured and a satisfying extract from the original book. These fictional heroines will inspire young readers with their stories of expectations defied, fears faced and obstacles overcome. This collection is also bound to tempt readers to discover these classic novels for themselves.
Courageous: Inspiring Courage Through Classic Literature 
by Cindy Cage (Author, Illustrator)
Housetop Publishing

Every day, girls meet challenges that result in self-doubt: they don’t feel confident in facing their fears. A cast of nine literary heroines introduces us to the idea that problems are a normal part of life and that we can rise above them. Courageous calls girls to be brave in their own unique ways.

In this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book, nine beloved heroines from classic literature teach girls how to face self-doubt, grow their courage and change the world.
Growing up isn’t always easy. It can be scary confronting new challenges. We all want to be heroes in our own stories, but need experience overcoming fear. Persevering through hard times cultivates courage.
Learn from a cast of nine heroines from classic literature as they rise above their difficulties. They show us that being brave in ways big and small can change the world.

The cast includes:
Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and Prejudice; Scout Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird; Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz; Sara Crewe, A Little Princess; Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables; Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre; Nancy Drew, The Nancy Drew Series; Jo March, Little Women; Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

Courageous closes with a call to join a kinship of courage with girls of all ages. Parents will love the way this book encourages values and virtues in their daughters. Great gift for girls of all ages! Fans of these literary classics will fall in love with these girls all over again and want to share this book with coming generations.

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