|A Tyranny of Petticoats
|15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls
author/anthology editor: Jessica Spotswood
|Join an impressive sisterhood of today’s most talented YA writers for a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They're making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals, ghosts and goddesses. And they all have a story to tell.
With stories by:
J. Anderson Coats
Y. S. Lee
|“The heroines are tough and memorable and full of heart, and the concept is irresistible.” — Booklist (starred review)
|suggested retail price (U.S.):
1536200255 / 9781536200256
Anthology Fiction / Paperback
14 yrs and up
|# of pages/size:
368 / 6" x 9"
Grade 9 and up
Girls & Women; Europe; Short Stories;
Jessica Spotswood is the author of the Cahill Witch Chronicles, a historical fantasy trilogy. She grew up near the Gettysburg battlefield, in Pennsylvania, but now lives in Washington, D.C., where she works for the District of Columbia Public Library system as a children's library associate.