SHE-LOGY: Inspiring Irish heroines for the young girls.
(For ages 5-10).
By Robert D. San Souci, who wrote about another legendary heroine in the book Fa Mulan, which was adapted into the Disney movie Mulan.
Margaret is a beautiful, feisty and resourceful heroine of this Irish folktale, who longs for adventure. When a ship arrives in the harbor, she found a way to join the seafaring crew. As they sail the high seas, she battled sea serpents, faced a sorceress and an evil giant. Margarets discovers that the champion doesn’t have to be a man.
(For ages 4-8).
By Teresa Bateman.
The greedy Leprechaun King has locked away all the luck in Ireland and the whole country has fallen in to despair. A sharp young woman named Fiona hatches a plan to retrieve Irish luck from the leprechauns, a plan that involves outsmarting the wee king with inventive reasoning and a bit of playacting.
(For ages 5-9).
By Hudson Talbott.
Someone has stolen the witch of Crookhaven’s horse, and there will be no peace in the village until it is returned. So bold, brassy Kate O’Sullivan takes matters into her own hands. But instead of saving the day, she manages to land herself–and her family–in trouble with the king. So Kate sets out to save their hides the only way she knows how–with a good story. Filled with imagination, wit, and a healthy helping of good old-fashioned Irish blarney, this is a hilarious tale that will keep readers coming back for more. (Amazon)