No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom, and Adventure
Kids Can Press
Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment transports readers to bygone eras. For the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; girls who dress as boys; gender expression
Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Graphic Novels (Elementary and Middle Grade)
Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, 2009, Finalist
male impersonators; historical figures; Egypt; China
Hughes, Susan, "No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom, and Adventure" (2008). Diverse Families. 1409.