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Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself
Judy Blume

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

Sally investigates post-WWII Florida with theatrical flair in this classic middle grade novel from Judy Blume. Now with a fresh new look! Sally J. Freedman was ten when she made herself a movie star. She would have been happy to reach stardom in New Jersey, but in 1947 her older brother Douglas became ill, so the Freedman family traveled south to spend eight months in the sunshine of Florida. That’s where Sally met her friends Andrea, ...


Herself Surprised (New York Review Books)
Joyce Cary

NYRB Classics, 1999

Herself Surprised , the first volume of Joyce Cary's remarkable First Trilogy, introduces Sara Monday, a woman at once dissolute and devout, passionate and sly. With no regrets, Sara reviews her changing fortunes, remembering the drudgery of domestic servitude, the pleasures of playing the great lady in a small provincial town, and the splendors and miseries of life as the model, muse, and mistress of the painter Gulley Jimson.


The Herself the Elf Storybook
Lisa Norby

Scholastic Paperbacks (T), 1983

The story of Herself the Elf.


Circle of Stones: Woman's Journey to Herself
Judith Duerk

New World Library, 2004

Long ago before the patriarchal period, in many places on Earth, the Goddess was worshipped. Circle of Stones draws us into a meditative experience of the lost Feminine and creates a space for us to consider our present lives from the eyes of women's ancient culture and ritual. Incorporating the most ancient symbol of spirituality-the circle of stones-Duerk weaves stories, dreams, and visions of women to lead each reader into a personal yet ...


Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (as herself)
Beth Ain

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

Lights! Camera! Action! A hilarious chapter book debut from a fabulous new talent! Things to Know About Me by Jules Bloom 1. I am a scrambled-eggs-and-chocolate-milk type person. 2. I have an audition for a TV commercial (which would be great if I were a tall-icy-drink type person.) 3. I am in between best friends right now. 4. I am worried that the audition will be a disaster. (See #1 and #3!) Jules doesn't want to ruin THE OPPORTUNITY OF A ...


Frida Kahlo: The Artist who Painted Herself (Smart About Art)
Margaret Frith

Grosset & Dunlap, 2003

Through original artwork by the renowned artist Tomie dePaola-a longtime aficionado of Frida Kahlo's work-as well as beautiful reproductions of Kahlo's paintings, this latest Smart About book explores the creative, imaginative world of Mexico's most celebrated female artist.


'Tis Herself: An Autobiography
Maureen O'Hara, John Nicoletti

Simon & Schuster, 2005

In an acting career of more than seventy years, Hollywood legend Maureen O'Hara came to be known as "the queen of Technicolor" for her fiery red hair and piercing green eyes. She had a reputation as a fiercely independent thinker and champion of causes, particularly those of her beloved homeland, Ireland. In 'Tis Herself, O'Hara recounts her extraordinary life and proves to be just as strong, sharp, and captivating as any character she played ...


Imagine a Woman in Love With Herself: Embracing Your Wisdom and Wholeness
Patricia Lynn Reilly, SARK

Conari Press, 1999

Imagine A Woman In Love With Herself is based on twenty stanzas of Patricia Lynn Reilly's popular poem "Imagine a Woman." The book holds up a woman-affirming mirror and invites women to look upon themselves with loving kindness. The book empowers women to move from self-loathing to self-love, from self-criticism to self-celebration. Each stanza of the poem is followed by a series of woman-affirming reflections and meditations to carry you into ...


A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself, Even on the Bad Days (American Girl) (Smart Girl's Guides)
Laurie Zelinger

Amer Girl, 2012

From the back cover: Has a bad day got you down? Is your self-esteem making you feel blue? In A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself--Even on the Bad Days, you'll learn how having high self-esteem can turn a good day into a great day, while having low self-esteem can turn a bad day into a nightmare. You'll learn tips for trusting yourself, ideas for boosting your self-esteem (or for keeping it up), and how to feel your best in all kinds of ...


And Playing the Role of Herself
K. E. Lane

Yellow Rose by RCE, 2007

***Recipient of three "Goldies" from the Golden Crown Literary Society, the premier organization for the support and nourishment of quality lesbian literature. And Playing the Role of Herself won in the categories of Lesbian Romance, Lesbian Debut Author, and the Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award. Actress Caidence Harris is living her dreams after landing a leading role among the star-studded, veteran cast of 9th Precinct, a hot new police drama ...


Hatshepsut, His Majesty, Herself
Catherine M Andronik

Atheneum, 2001

MEET HATSHEPSUT, PHAROAH OF EGYPT Here is an engaging and informative picture-book biography, lushly illustrated by award-winning artist Joseph Daniel Fiedler, of Egypt's only successful female pharaoh. Hatshepsut gained Egypt's throne when all her male siblings -- including the half brother whom she married -- died. Originally named regent to her nephew, Tuthmosis III, Hatshepsut gradually assumed more and more power, and eventually had ...


Herself the Elf's Summer With Peek-a-Boo Flaps

Scholastic Trade, 1983


Elsa Lanchester, Herself
Elsa Lanchester

St Martins Pr, 1983

Being known as "The Bride of Frankenstein" is an unusual form of fame, but for Elsa Lanchester the unusual came naturally. Born to radical socialist parents who made civil disobedience a way of life, Elsa attended a Summerhill-like all-boys school and later "studied" in Paris with Isadora Duncan. She returned to London at age thirteen to dance and give lessons in the new style. At seventeen, she opened her own theater. The Cave of Harmony, which ...


Leslie Carroll

WmMorrowPB, 2007

Forty is fabulous for Tessa Craig. Heck, she has it all—a glamorous job as a political speechwriter, a Manhattan duplex, and a handsome boyfriend, Congressman David Weyburn, whose integrity, charisma, and good looks have made him his party's rising star. But her fabulosity fizzles when scandal strikes, and Tessa watches helplessly as her seemingly happy love life and successful career collapse like a house of cards. Tessa realizes it's time ...


The Little Bird Who Found Herself
Edwin M. McMahon, Ph.D.

Steuben Press, 2010

The Little Bird Who Found Herself was written long ago by Ed McMahon for the young daughter of friends. Years later this same little girl went on to college, and hoping to pass the story on to others asked her friend and fellow classmate, Prabhjot Jody Uppal, to put pictures to the Little Bird story. Over the past several years Peter A. Campbell, Ph.D. has helped coordinate the process of illustrating this wonderful story that is a joy to share ...


Joan of Arc: By Herself and Her Witnesses
Régine Pernoud

Scarborough House, 1990

Using historical documents and translated by Régine Pernoud, Joan of Arc seeks to answer the questions asked by Joan's contemporaries as well as us: Who was she? Whence came she? What had been her life and exploits? First published in the United States in 1966 by Stein and Day, this book reveals the historical Joan, described in contemporary documents by her allies as well as her enemies.


You Can't Handle The Truth: A Woman's Guide to Finding a Soulmate within Herself First

Gemini Phoenix Publications LLC, 2013

Ladies why are you always in the club, leaving your man at home or to do whatever makes him happy? If he's not complaining about you being gone all the time, he's probably not thinking about you or enjoying his freedom to be with the next chick. As soon as that guy approaches you asking, "Where is your man and why are you here alone?" you are leaving room for drama. Take care of home first before the one you return to is empty and you are ...


Herself Talks with Women Concerning Themselves, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Herself the Elf's Spring

Scholastic Trade, 1983

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She's Not Herself: A psychotherapist's journey into and beyond her mother's mental illness
Linda Appleman Shapiro

Dream of Things, 2014

On the surface, her childhood seemed normal--even idyllic. Linda grew up in the iconic immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with her parents and a gifted older brother. But she spent her days at home alone with a mother who suffered major bouts of depression. At such times, young Linda was told, "Your mother...she's not herself today." Those words did little to help Linda understand what she was witnessing. Instead, she experienced ...



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