Changing Woman and Her Sisters by Trina Schart Hyman
Stories of Goddesses from Around the World

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This celebration of feminine power, beauty, and complexity tells the stories of ten goddesses from cultures the world over. Notes explain each goddess's place in her culture.

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Katrin Hyman Tchana has collaborated on two previous titles with her mother, Trina Schart Hyman, The Serpent Slayer: and Other Stories of Strong Women and Sense Pass King: A Story from Cameroon. Before becoming an author she served in the Peace Corps and lived all over the world. Trina Schart Hyman (1939-2004) illustrated numerous award-winning titles throughout her career, her favourite always remaining Little Red Riding Hood. She knew from the age of four that she would grow up to be an illustrator. Born in Philadelphia, she lived most of her life in Lyme, New Hampshire.
Published March 1, 2006 by Holiday House. 80 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences.

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Inanna, Sumerian goddess of agriculture and fertility, visits and magically returns from “the great below.” The pact she strikes with still-clinging demons accounts for Earth’s six months of barrenness, followed by fertile spring.

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