The Resource Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay

Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay

Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains
Title
Bad girls
Title remainder
sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains
Statement of responsibility
Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harlot or hero? Liar or lady? There are two sides to every story. Meet twenty-six of history's most notorious women, and debate alongside authors Yolen and Stemple--who appear in the book as themselves in a series of comic panels--as to each girl's guilt or innocence
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yolen, Jane
Dewey number
  • 364.3/740922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stemple, Heidi E. Y
  • Guay-Mitchell, Rebecca
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female offenders
  • Femmes fatales
  • Women murderers
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Elisabeth Bathory (1560-1614), Countess Bloodbath
  • Moll Cutpurse (circa 1584-1659), high directress of the Black Dogs
  • Tituba (circa 1670s-?), one witchy woman
  • Anne Bonney (late 1600s-1720s) and Mary Read, pirates in petticoats
  • Peggy Shippen Arnold (1760-1804), bride of treason
  • Catherine the Great (1729-1796), queen of coups
  • Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1817-1864), the rebel rose
  • Belle Starr (1848-1889), belle of the bad-boy ball
  • Calamity Jane (circa 1852-1903), courtin' calamity
  • Lizzie Bordon (1860-1927), one whacky woman
  • Introduction:
  • Madame Alexe Popova (1850s-1909), she popped over three hundred
  • Pearl Hart (circa 1871-1925), mama's wild child
  • Typhoid Mary (1869-1938), a cook without a conscience
  • Mata Hari (1876-1917), the spy who loved everyone
  • Ma Barker (circa 1873-1935), mother knows worst
  • Beulah Annan (circa 1901-1928) and Belva Gaertner (circa 1885-1965), Chicago's merry murderesses
  • Bonnie Parker (1910-1934), Clyde's girl
  • Virginia Hill (1916-1966), gangster girlfriend
  • Conclusion:
  • Modern times and changing gender roles
  • Bad, mad, or thoroughly rotten
  • Delilah (circa 110 BCE), a mere snip of a girl
  • Jezebel (9th century BCE), a perfectly bad queen
  • Cleopatra (69-30 BCE), the queen of denial
  • Salome (circa 14-71 CE), a little strip of a girl
  • Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), she lost her head for love
  • Bloody Mary (1516-1558), a woman of burning faith
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580891851
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2012000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774139
  • 581229
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774139
Label
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves & other female villains, Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Rebecca Guay
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Elisabeth Bathory (1560-1614), Countess Bloodbath
  • Moll Cutpurse (circa 1584-1659), high directress of the Black Dogs
  • Tituba (circa 1670s-?), one witchy woman
  • Anne Bonney (late 1600s-1720s) and Mary Read, pirates in petticoats
  • Peggy Shippen Arnold (1760-1804), bride of treason
  • Catherine the Great (1729-1796), queen of coups
  • Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1817-1864), the rebel rose
  • Belle Starr (1848-1889), belle of the bad-boy ball
  • Calamity Jane (circa 1852-1903), courtin' calamity
  • Lizzie Bordon (1860-1927), one whacky woman
  • Introduction:
  • Madame Alexe Popova (1850s-1909), she popped over three hundred
  • Pearl Hart (circa 1871-1925), mama's wild child
  • Typhoid Mary (1869-1938), a cook without a conscience
  • Mata Hari (1876-1917), the spy who loved everyone
  • Ma Barker (circa 1873-1935), mother knows worst
  • Beulah Annan (circa 1901-1928) and Belva Gaertner (circa 1885-1965), Chicago's merry murderesses
  • Bonnie Parker (1910-1934), Clyde's girl
  • Virginia Hill (1916-1966), gangster girlfriend
  • Conclusion:
  • Modern times and changing gender roles
  • Bad, mad, or thoroughly rotten
  • Delilah (circa 110 BCE), a mere snip of a girl
  • Jezebel (9th century BCE), a perfectly bad queen
  • Cleopatra (69-30 BCE), the queen of denial
  • Salome (circa 14-71 CE), a little strip of a girl
  • Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), she lost her head for love
  • Bloody Mary (1516-1558), a woman of burning faith
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580891851
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2012000783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774139
  • 581229
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774139

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