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Author Shecter, Vicky Alvear, 1961- author.

Title Warrior queens : true stories of six ancient rebels who slayed history / Vicky Alvear Schecter ; illustrated by Bill Mayer.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Boyds Mills and Kane, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 920 SHE    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 920 SHE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 920 SHE    AVAILABLE
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Description 155 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Hatshepsut: The woman who ruled as a man -- Artemisia 1: Amazon of the seas -- Amanirenas: The one-eyed African warrior queen -- The Trung sisters: A queen and her sister take on a Titan -- Boudicca: Big, bad, and mad -- Zenobia: Zealously zapping her enemies.
Summary "The true life stories of six little-known fierce ancient warrior queens are told with humor and vivid detail by an award-winning writer. For young readers seeking to be inspired by stories of strong women, this riveting book shines a light on six powerful ancient queens. Highlighting women warriors who ruled in ancient eras, like Hatshepsut in 1492 BCE Egypt, and Zenobia in 260 CE Palmyra, the stories span the globe to reveal the hidden histories of queens who challenged men and fought for the right to rule their queendoms. Award-winning author Vicky Alvear Shectar's lively text and acclaimed illustrator Bill Mayer's witty illustrations showcase these stories filled with history, power, and humor."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-151) and index.
Subject Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.
Artemisia I, of Caria, active 480 B.C.
Trung Tŕăc, Queen of Vietnam, 14-43.
Trung Nh.
Boadicea, Queen, -62.
Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.
Women -- Juvenile literature.
Queens -- Juvenile literature.
Dissenters -- Juvenile literature.
Women soldiers -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Mayer, Bill (Illustrator), illustrator.
Added Title True stories of 6 ancient rebels who slayed history
ISBN 9781629796796 (hbk)
1629796794 (hbk)
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