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5 edition of Amah found in the catalog.

Amah

by Laurence Yep

  • 100 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - General,
  • Family - Orphans & Foster Homes,
  • People & Places - United States - Asian American,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Ballet dancing,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9690041M
    ISBN 100613358961
    ISBN 109780613358965

    : The Amah (Novel) () by Yep, Laurence and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). The black-and-white amah, renowned for her domestic skills, has left a mark on history in more ways than one, as Janice Loo tells us.. Hair coiled up in an elegant bun or worn in a single plait down the back, a white blouse paired with ankle-length black trousers, and black slippers – this was the quintessential look of the amah, or Chinese female domestic servant, from bygone days. 1Author: Loo, Janice.

    The Moon Lady is not an ordinary person, the amah explained. Ying-ying recalls that the departure was delayed because the adults talked. She became increasingly restless until, finally, the servants began to load a rickshaw with provisions, and the family climbed aboard and departed for the river.   Roselle Lim was born in the Philippines and immigrated to Canada as a child. She lived in north Scarborough in a diverse, Asian neighbourhood. She found her love of writing by listening to her lola (paternal grandmother's) stories about Filipino folktales. Growing up in a household where Chinese superstition mingled with Filipino Catholicism, she devoured books about mythology, which shaped.

    Get this from a library! The amah. [Laurence Yep] -- Twelve-year-old Amy finds her family responsibilities growing and interfering with her ballet practice when her mother takes a job outside the home. Amy misses ballet practice when her mother becomes. Contents CHAPTER PAGE 1 Amah Tells a Story 5 2 Good-byeto China 11 3 A Strange Countryanda New Friend 19 4 A Playmate for Biddy 31 5 Fun in the Kitchen 41 6 Visiting the Camps 47 7 Plums for Sale 57 8 Lost! 63 9 The Caterpillar Catchers 69 10 Money for the Hospital 77 11 Helping Mrs. Camp 83 12 The Wallet 89 13 An Important Discovery 99 14 Everyone's Hospital III 15 The Secret 3.


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The Amah By: Laurance Yep Reviewed by: J. Period: 6 This book is about a girl named Amy Chin and how her family doesn't have enough money until her mom gets a new job as a amah. Amy has to baby sit Amah book sisters and brothers, which cause her to have to miss her ballet classes. The girl Mrs. Chin watches over is Miss Stephanie.3/5(3).

Happiness Is Being An Amah: 6x9 Lined Personalized Writing Notebook Journal, Pages – Purple & Teal Floral with Grandma Name and Funny, Inspirational Quote (Fun Grandma Journals) by Perky Bird Journals | May 2,   Laurence Yeps The Amah tells the story of twelve-year-old Amy who must miss her beloved ballet classes to care for her younger siblings when her mother becomes an amah (Chinese nanny) for the affluent Miss Stephanie.

Forced to baby-sit her rambunctious siblings, Amys /5. Two Thousand Seasons is a very touching book which should be used in schools here to help the children who descended from Africans of all backgrounds to learn about the way of life and culture and traditions of Africa before the influence of foreign values and by: Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Amah's Heart. 38K likes. Giving life to a withered ers: 39K. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born Ayi Kwei Armah (born 28 October ) is a Ghanaian writer best known for his novels including The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (), Two Thousand Amah book () and The Healers ().

He is also an essayist, as well as having written poetry, short stories, and books for mater: Columbia University, Harvard University. Naamah or Na'amah (Hebrew: נַעֲמָה ‎; "pleasant") is a demon described in the Zohar, a foundational work of Jewish mysticism.

She originated from and is often conflated with another Naamah, sister to Tubal-cain. 2 In the Zohar 5 External links. Naamah (Hebrew: נַעֲמָה – Naʿămāh) is an individual mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, in Genesis A descendant of Cain, she was the only mentioned daughter of Lamech and Zillah and their youngest mentioned child; her brother was Tubal-cain, while Jabal and Jubal were her half-brothers, sons of Lamech's other wife Adah.

Theories. Gordon Wenham notes that the reason "she should be Relatives: Jabal (half-brother), Jubal (half-brother). Amah, an informal and poetic title for the Taoist goddess, the Queen Mother of the West, during the T'ang dynasty in China Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Amah.

This book is about a girl named Amy Chin and how her family doesn't have enough money until her mom gets a new job as a amah. Amy has to baby sit her sisters and brothers, which cause her to have to miss her ballet classes. The girl Mrs. Chin watches over is Miss Stephanie.3/5.

Ann Massey writes fiction that draws on different literary traditions. Ann calls her books square-pegs because they don't slot neatly into a specific genre slot. She is the author of four genre-bender books.

Her latest book, "The Little Dog Laughed", a quirky historical fantasy was published on 15 January /5. Laurence Yep is a prolific Chinese-American author of children's books. He is best known for the book Golden Mountain Chronicles; Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate were both Newbery Honor books.3/5(2).

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain. Bibliography Information. Suddenly saddled with caring for four younger siblings after a wealthy businessman hires her widowed mother as a governess—or amah—for his daughter, Stephanie, Amy Chin is forced to miss several ballet rehearsals for Cinderella, to listen to glowing accounts of Stephanie’s sophistication, and to accept expensive clothing and other gifts from her.

The novel's protagonist, Amah, is a member of the Rose Platoon, an elite corps of female military guards of African descent who have protected Lucknow’s royalty for generations.4/5. The novel's protagonist, Amah, is a member of the Rose Platoon, an elite corps of female military guards of African descent who have protected Lucknow's royalty for : Inanna Publications.

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Amy feels like one of the evil stepsisters when her mother becomes an amah (a nanny) for Miss Stephanie. While her mother's at work, Amy has to watch her younger brothers and sisters. That means missing ballet practices, which jeopardizes Amy's role in the recital.

And when Amy's mother is home she can't stop talking about how perfect Stephanie is-and how less than 3/5(1). Amah definition is - a female servant in eastern Asia; especially: a Chinese nurse.

Naamah is named as the wife of Noah and a daughter of Enoch, Noah's grandfather, in the mediaeval midrash Book of Jasher Chapter ; The 17th century theologian John Gill identified Naamah instead with the name of the wife of Ham, son of Noah, whom he believed may have become confused with Noah's wife.

See Wives aboard the d to: Lilith, Eisheth Zenunium, Agrat Bat Mahlat.When the Sea turned to Silver is a tough call. It is better than its predecessor in every way except the most important: the theme.

When the Sea Turned to Silver is a direct sequel to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. It not only follows the same family but wraps up a few lose ends from that story. I was pleasantly surprised by this fact/5.Amah.

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