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Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story Of Annette Kellerman, Who Swam Her Way To Fame, Fortune & Swimsuit History!
Mermaid Queen The Spectacular True Story Of Annette Kellerman Who Swam Her Way To Fame Fortune Swimsuit History Author:Shana Corey As a child growing up in Australia, Annette Kellerman was a frail ugly duckling who dreamed of becoming a graceful ballerina. With pluck and courage, she confronted a crippling illness -- and countless naysayers -- to become an internationally known record-setting athlete who revolutioned the sport of swimming for women, a movie star who invente... more »d water ballet, and a fashion revolutionary who modernized the swimsuit. Wow, thanks, Annette! YOU FORGOT YOUR SKIRT, AMELIA BLOOMER 2000 PW Flying Start Award PW Best Children's Books Booklist Editors Choice Parenting Magazine Reading Magic Award Children's Literature Choice List for 2001 2001 Orbis Pictus Recommended Books PLAYERS IN PIGTAILS ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Book 2003 Parent's Guide to Children's Media Inc. 2005-2006 Kansas City Award MILLY AND THE MACY'S PARADE Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Books Award« less