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The Wizard of Oz

Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Book - 2013 Kids Book / Fiction / Classic / Baum, L Frank, Kids Book / Fiction / Classic / Baum, L Frank (Lyman Frank) None on shelf 2 requests on 2 copies Community Rating: 4.9 out of 5

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"First published in the United States of America, 1900"--Title page verso.
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

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Wonderful Feminist Series submitted by majean on August 23, 2018, 3:28pm A fun adventure series with strong - intentionally - feminist overtones. (Baum was a feminist, and his mother-in-law was suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage.) In fact, the characters' "unconventional" gender roles got the book banned by many in the early 20th century. (Females are supposed to be rescued by males, not the other way around!) The entire series if full of strong, independent, self-reliant female characters who don't need a man to save them.

Classic submitted by TLW1998 on June 22, 2022, 11:52am What a classic tale

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Puffin chalk



PUBLISHED
New York : Puffin Books, 2013.
Year Published: 2013
Description: 187 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780142427507
0142427500

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
McKee, David.

SUBJECTS
Oz (Imaginary place)
Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character)
Wizard of Oz (Fictitious character)
Fantasy fiction.