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Author Renaud, Anne, 1957- author.

Title The true tale of a giantess : the story of Anna Swan / [written by] Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Marie Lafrance.

Publication Info. Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2018]


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Description 1 volume : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary When Anna Swan came into the world, people chattered. They whispered over tea and gossiped across fences. Because even when she was small, Anna was ... tall. By the time she was four, she'd risen higher than a rain barrel. At six, she was taller than her mother. By ten, she towered over her father. And still she grew, always feeling she did not fit into her world. But Anna had dreams that matched her height -- she imagined a life of travel and adventure. At seventeen, she moved to New York City to join P.T. Barnum's Gallery of Wonders. And it was there that Anna's world began to grow ...
Audience 650L Lexile
Decoding demand: 86 (very high) Semantic demand: 92 (very high) Syntactic demand: 82 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Subject Swan, Anna, 1846-1888 -- Juvenile literature.
Swan, Anna, 1846-1888. (OCoLC)fst00124396
Giants -- Nova Scotia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Circus performers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Giants. (OCoLC)fst00942497
Nova Scotia. (OCoLC)fst01206030
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Picture books.
Added Author Lafrance, Marie, illustrator.
ISBN 9781771383769 (hardcover)
1771383763 (hardcover)

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