The Serpent Slayer by Katrin Tchana
and Other Stories of Strong Women

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This volume is an anthology of 18 stories about heroines with as much courage, wit and intelligence as their more familiar male counterparts. It includes Li Chi, the serpent slayer, and the old woman sly enough to outsmart the devil.
 

About Katrin Tchana

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Tchana has been a Peace Corps volunteer, a waitress, a teacher, a housecleaner, a writer, and a crisis counselor. The late Trina Schart Hyman illustrated dozens of books and became one of the most respected artists in the field of children's literature. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1985 for St. George and the Dragon
 
Published September 1, 2000 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 128 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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From the Chinese tale of Li Chi who slays a serpent and saves her village to the Gambian story of an offbeat wise woman, Hyman (Saint George and the Dragon) and her daughter Tchana here collect 18 inspiring stories about women powerful in might and mind.

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