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Title 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.
Author Corey, Shana.
Note A Junior Library Guild selection
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 who revolutionized the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invented water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit.

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Location Call # Status
 Smoky Hill Easy Biography  EB KELLERMAN  Recently Arrived
 Smoky Hill Easy Biography  EB KELLERMAN  ON SHELF
Publisher New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.
Edition 1st ed.
Description [42] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Subject Kellerman, Annette, 1888-1975.
Swimmers -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Author Fotheringham, Ed. ill.
ISBN 9780439698351 (hardcover)
0439698359 (hardcover)