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The Resource 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

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

Label
Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Title
Mermaid Queen
Title remainder
the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Statement of responsibility
by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Despite the hardships of her formative years, Annette Kellerman didn't let them stop her from achieving her dreams, as she went on to become a record-setting swimmer, the inventor of water ballet, and a fashion legend who changed the design of the swimsuit forever
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 whorevolutionized the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
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312279
Cataloging source
DLC
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Corey, Shana
Dewey number
  • 797.2/1092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 650
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
GV838.K45
LC item number
C67 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Fotheringham, Ed
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kellermann, Annette
  • Kellermann, Annette
  • Swimmers
  • Women swimmers
  • Swimmers
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history!
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20226563
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439698351
Lccn
2007052664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(DLC)BK0007937769
Label
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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20226563
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439698351
Lccn
2007052664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(DLC)BK0007937769

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