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Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780385740074
Release 2010-09
Pages 205
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The daughter of a wealthy Hong Kong businessman describes her very difficult childhood and the psychological abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepmother.



Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society

Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780141928289
Release 2004-08-05
Pages 304
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During her lonely childhood in Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah wrote adventure stories to escape from her terrible step-mother and cruel siblings. The characters she created often became more real to her than her own family. In Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society, Adeline tells the story of Chinese Cinderella, a young girl who, after being thrown out of her home, has no choice but to go out and seek her own destiny. Soon she meets up with a group of children, all orphaned but each from a different background, who live with an old lady called Grandma Wu. Chinese Cinderella, or CC for short, decides her future after consulting an ancient book which helps to show her the way forward. And her choice takes her on a mission to save the lives of others. Based on a true-life incident during World War II. CC and the others bravely rescue a group of American pilots whose plane crashed after a bombing raid on Japan. Although her father is looking for her, CC knows that she can never go back to live with her cruel stepmother, and now there is no turning back.



Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780141320298
Release 2009-08-06
Pages 244
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Following a fall in the Shanghai market, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to Grandma Wu�s house to recover. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange � yet somehow familiar � to her. A tale of slavery and friendship, wealth, poverty and an arranged marriage begins, as Chinese Cinderella recalls a life lived centuries before. But is it real, or all in her imagination . . .



The Village by the Sea

The Village by the Sea Author
ISBN-10 8177649078
Release 2012
Pages 156
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The Village by the Sea has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Village by the Sea also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Village by the Sea book for free.



Adelita

Adelita Author Tomie dePaola
ISBN-10 9781524737238
Release 2002-09-16
Pages 48
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Hace mucho tiempo—a long time ago—there lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kindhearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identity: a beautiful rebozo—shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaola's exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Falling leaves return to their roots

Falling leaves return to their roots Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105111620857
Release 1997-02-28
Pages 278
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Set against the turbulent political times and the collision of East and West in 1930's China, this autobiography describes the complexities of Adeline Yen Mah's relationships with her stepmother and siblings, and the trauma of her parents' deaths.



Lon Po Po

Lon Po Po Author Ed Young
ISBN-10 9780399549168
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 32
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WINNER OF THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT MEDAL, AWARDED TO THE ARTIST OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR "(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's best efforts." --Booklist "Absolutely splendid." -- Kirkus Reviews. "An extraordinary and powerful book." -- Publisher's Weekly The now-classic Chinese retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and one of the most celebrated picture books of our time.



Yeh Shen

Yeh Shen Author
ISBN-10 9780698113886
Release 1996
Pages 31
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A young Chinese girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince.



Watching the Tree A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness Spiritual Beliefs and Universal Wisdom

Watching the Tree  A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness  Spiritual Beliefs and Universal Wisdom Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780007386888
Release 2012-10-18
Pages 256
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Author of bestselling ‘Falling Leaves’ weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy.



Romantic Fairy Tales

Romantic Fairy Tales Author Carol Tully
ISBN-10 9780141966816
Release 2007-02-22
Pages 192
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The four works collected in this volume reveal the fascinating preoccupations of the German Romantic movement, which revelled in the inexplicable, the uncanny and the unknown and, especially, the mysterious world of the fairy tale. Goethe's richly imaginative Fairy Tale (1795) depicts an ethereal underground realm and the marriage of a beautiful man and woman, whose union heralds a new age. In Tieck's Eckbert the Fair (1797) two outsiders seek refuge in the solitude of dark woods to conceal their incestuous passion from the world, while in Fouque's Undine (1811) a water nymph falls in love and acquires a soul, and so discovers the reality of human suffering. And Brentano's Tale of Honest Casper and Fair Annie (1817) portrays the tragedy of a young couple, destroyed by a false sense of honour and pride.



The Rough face Girl

The Rough face Girl Author Rafe Martin
ISBN-10 9780698116269
Release 1998
Pages 32
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In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.



Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society

Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780141928289
Release 2004-08-05
Pages 304
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During her lonely childhood in Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah wrote adventure stories to escape from her terrible step-mother and cruel siblings. The characters she created often became more real to her than her own family. In Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society, Adeline tells the story of Chinese Cinderella, a young girl who, after being thrown out of her home, has no choice but to go out and seek her own destiny. Soon she meets up with a group of children, all orphaned but each from a different background, who live with an old lady called Grandma Wu. Chinese Cinderella, or CC for short, decides her future after consulting an ancient book which helps to show her the way forward. And her choice takes her on a mission to save the lives of others. Based on a true-life incident during World War II. CC and the others bravely rescue a group of American pilots whose plane crashed after a bombing raid on Japan. Although her father is looking for her, CC knows that she can never go back to live with her cruel stepmother, and now there is no turning back.



Along the River

Along the River Author Adeline Yen Mah
ISBN-10 9780385738965
Release 2012
Pages 196
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CC suffers a bad fall and, in order to treat her injuries, she undergoes hypnotherapy that reveals her connection to an eleventh-century girl named Mei Lan, who defied convention to befriend a household servant who was a brilliant artist.



Princess Furball

Princess Furball Author Charlotte Huck
ISBN-10 9780688131074
Release 1994-03-29
Pages 40
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Once upon a time a cruel King decided to betroth his motherless daughter to an Ogre in exchange for fifty wagons filled with silver. When the Princess learns what her father has done, she is horrified. But she is as clever as she is beautiful. Quickly, the Princess devises a plan to escape and, relying on her own spunk and good sense, ultimately marries the man she chooses for herself.



Cindy Ellen

Cindy Ellen Author Susan Lowell
ISBN-10 9780064438643
Release 2001-12-18
Pages 40
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Once upon a time, there was a sweet cowgirl named Cindy Ellen, who lived with the orneriest stepmother west of the Mississippi and two stepsisters who were so nasty, they made rattlesnakes look nice! But when a fast-talkin' fairy godmother teaches Cindy Ellen a little lesson about gumption, Cindy lassos first place at the rodeo and the heart of Joe Prince.... You may think you've heard the story before-but you'll get a side-splittin' bellyache after you're through with this hilarious rendition told Wild West-style!



Cinder Elly

Cinder Elly Author Frances Minters
ISBN-10 0140561269
Release 1997
Pages 32
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In this rap version of the traditional fairy tale, the overworked younger sister gets to go to a basketball game and meets a star player, Prince Charming.



Joe Cinders

Joe Cinders Author Marianne Mitchell
ISBN-10 0805065296
Release 2002-10-11
Pages 48
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With a "Hot diggety-dog!" and a wave of his white sombrero, cowboy Joe Cinders gets the girl in this Southwestern retelling of the Cinderella story.