No Girls Allowed

No Girls Allowed

Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure

Unknown - 2008
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A female pharaoh? A woman general in the Kahn's army? A female Viking raider? No way, you say? Look again. Appearances can be deceiving ...



Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt through the Middle Ages to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment is perfect to transport readers back to bygone eras. The lives of these daring women were often filled with danger and the fear of discovery. However, for the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything. No Girls Allowed brings a contemporary edge to a part of history largely untold - until now.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9781554531783
9781554531776
Branch Call Number: J GRAPHIX 305. 42 HUG
Characteristics: 80 p. : chiefly ill.
Additional Contributors: Dawson, Willow - Illustrator

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goldengazelle
Aug 09, 2011

I really enjoyed this book. It definitely showed the power of smart woman. Love this book!

angel9580 Apr 14, 2011

No girls aloud was a great book
you got to see girls go around the world doing what boys do in their everyday lives. I think it was awesome
GOOO GIRLLSSSS!!!!!:)

mrslautner7398 Apr 12, 2011

no girls aloud is a great book! i liked it because I hate when people say just cuz someone is a girl they cant do what they want but this book proves them wrong!

sybel_lovez2read Apr 11, 2011

i thought "no Girls Allowed"
was outstanding because this novel proves that not only boys/men can be warriors,doctors etc. but also the girls can be the best at something boys and girls should have an equal respect of everything.

Sabrinatheteenagewitch Apr 05, 2011

I felt that this book was very intersting. some stories were already familiar to me, but otherwise i thought it was good. i leard quite a bit from this book.

HellsDaughter Mar 31, 2011

Intresting, great stories, but it needed to be
1. More informative. Longer stories.
2. Graphics threw it off. Made it Silver-Birch level. Grade 7-8 don't need pictures.

Tiffany617 Mar 20, 2011

I actually liked this book. A lot of people in my class didn't like it, and thought it was cheesy, but I think it showed women's struggles and was pretty good.

I think it might have been better if it wasn't a graphic novel (that made it seem like it was for younger audiences) and if it had less stories or wrote more about each story.
The stories were interesting, but some were too short.

member_bookclub Mar 13, 2011

I really liked this book and all the stories that described women that dressed up like men to do the things that they were not allowed to do.

DeathJ Mar 09, 2011

Pretty good, shows that girls have the willpower to rise above oppression

jessica7809 Mar 07, 2011

i absalutly loved this book because it proves that women can do anything that a guy can! :)

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Aug 09, 2011

goldengazelle thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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sybel_lovez2read Apr 14, 2011

"i love this book :)"

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