August 1977


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Brighton Memorial Library 2300 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14618

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(8):936. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120210114034

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Womenfolk and Fairy Tales, edited by Rosemary Minard (Houghton Mifflin, 1975). Eighteen tales in which the characters who are active, intelligent, clever, capable, and courageous happen to be female. For reading aloud, ages 5 to 8; for independent readers, ages 9 to 11.

Turnabout, by William Wiesner (Seabury, 1972). A farmer quits complaining about how much harder his work is after he spends a day doing his wife's tasks. This is a picture book version of an old tale. Ages 5 to 8.

And I Mean It, Stanley, by Crosby Bonsall (Harper, 1974). A girl creates something ingenious while playing with junk in this easy book for young readers. Ages 5 to 7.

Free To Be... You and Me, edited by Francine Klagsbrun (McGraw-Hill, 1974). Liberation from stereotypes is the theme of this entertaining book (record and television special have the same name); sharing housework, boys can cry, careers for

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