In Full Bloom: Tales of Women in Their Prime by Sharon CreedenIn Full Bloom: Tales of Women in Their Prime by Sharon Creeden

In Full Bloom: Tales of Women in Their Prime

bySharon Creeden

Paperback | May 16, 2012

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In Full Bloom celebrates mature women-women whom author Sharon Creeden likens to fully opened blossoms. A professional storyteller, Creeden draws on folktales, her stock-in-trade, to illuminate female heroism and life issues women face, including childbirth, aging, and death. Each folktale is paired with a vignette about a notable American woman. Using this approach, Creeden provides a rich context for viewing women's lives-and brings us some inspired pairings. The stories included here come from a wide array of traditions, such as Mexico, Ethiopia, China, Japan, the South Pacific, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Greek mythology, biblical scripture, the American South, and the Cherokee nation. This collection features strong female protagonists who teach readers the importance of courage, caring and confidence!

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Lillian Morrison Bio: As the coordinator of young adult services at the New York Public Library, Lillian Morrison collected rhymes and chants from her young patrons that she later compiled into anthologies. Morrison also edited a collection of folk sayings, I Scream, You Scream: A Feast of Food Rhymes. A School Library Journal reviewer...
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Title:In Full Bloom: Tales of Women in Their PrimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.49 × 5.34 × 0.18 inPublished:May 16, 2012Publisher:August HouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0874839513

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