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Mah, Adeline Yen 1937-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 376 publications in 17 languages and 11,939 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Autobiographies  Quotations  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
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Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Japanese occupation of parts of China, twelve-year-old Ye Xian is thrown out of her father's and stepmother's home, joins a martial arts group, and tries to help her aunt and the Americans in their struggle against the Japanese invaders. Includes historical notes
China : land of dragons and emperors by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of China over the last two thousand years looks at how many of the ancient beliefs still impact life today and how many of the everyday products used today throughout the world began in China
Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, tradition, and spiritual wisdom by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Thai and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "brings together the many influneces on her life as a child of the East and as a student and adult in the West [as she] ... illuminates major aspects of Chinese customs and culture while weaving in stories of personal struggle and triumph throughout her life."--Jacket
Along the river : a Chinese Cinderella novel by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Includes glossary and pronunciation of Chinese words, and author's note on the background of the story
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a fall at the river town of Feng Jie, Chinese Cinderella is taken to hospital. There she sees a copy of an ancient painting, Along the River at Qing Ming. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange, yet somehow familiar. A tale emerges, of friendship, wealth and poverty, eunuchs and an Emperor who loved art, as Chinese Cinderella recalls a life lived eight hundred years ago during the Song Dynasty
One written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold = [Yi zi qian jin] by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal account and lively history of 1st-century China, from when most Chinese proverbs are drawn, when a scholar's conversation would be studded with appropriate sayings, and a man's status in society would be defined by his use and knowledge of proverbs. Much of this is still true today
Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, spiritual beliefs and universal wisdom by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of Falling Leaves gives a personal interpretation of Chinese wisdom and beliefs
Falling leaves : the true story of an unwanted Chinese daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Shou zhu = Watching the tree by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in German and Chinese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling leaves by Susan Harmes( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. Falling Leaves is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence."--Cover
Falling leaves by Susan Harmes( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 4 [red]
Foglie cadute by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het levensverhaal van een Chinese vrouw
A thousand pieces of gold : a memoir of China's past through its proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luo ye gui gen by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De zeer rijke Sara uit India zit op een kostschool in Engeland. Als er na het overlijden van haar vader geen geld meer is, verandert haar leven drastisch. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 7 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Feuilles d'automne : récit by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman familial. Roman historique
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Las hojas que caen : memorias de una hija rechazada by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adeline es la quinta hija de una familia acomodada de la China de los años treinta. Con la muerte de su madre tras nacer ella y el nuevo matrimonio de su padre, comenzarán los abusos de una madrastra que la condenará a un plano relegado y doloroso. Ante la violencia que se le opone, lejos de doblegarse, emprenderá el camino de la superación. Por ello logrará estudiar en Inglaterra y posteriormente emigrar a Estados Unidos, donde su vida experimentará una profunda transformación"--Page 4 of cover
Falling leaves by Adeline Yen Mah( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography for children based on the bestselling Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah. Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England. This is a reissue in the 'A Puffin Book' series of Puffin children's modern classics
 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.18 for Falling le ... to 0.83 for Foglie cad ...)

Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society
Alternative Names
Adeline Yen Mah Amerikaans auteur

Adeline Yen Mah chinesisch-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Aderin Gen Ba

Gen, Kunrei.

Gen, Kunrei 1937-

Ien, Chenrin

Ien, Chunrin

Ma Ien, Chunrin

Ma Yan, Junling.

Ma Yan, Junling 1937-

Ma Yen, Chün-ling.

Ma Yen, Chün-ling 1937-

Ma Yen, Chüng-ling 1937-

Mah Adeline Yen

Mah Adeline Yen 1937-....

Mah Yen, Junling 1937-

Yan, Junling.

Yan, Junling 1937-

Yen, Chün-ling.

Yen, Chün-ling 1937-

Yen Mah, Adeline

Yen-Mah, Adeline 1935-...

Yen Mah, Adeline 1937-...

ין מה, אדלין

מה, אדלין ין 1937-

アデリン ゲン バ

アデリン厳馬

イエン, チェンリン

イエン, チュンリン

ゲン, クンレイ 1937-

マー, アデリン・イェン

マー イエン, チュンリン

厳, 君玲

嚴君玲 1937-

馬厳, 君玲

马严君玲

馬嚴君玲 1937-

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China : land of dragons and emperorsWatching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, tradition, and spiritual wisdomAlong the river : a Chinese Cinderella novelChinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughterOne written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold = [Yi zi qian jin]Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, spiritual beliefs and universal wisdomFalling leaves : the true story of an unwanted Chinese daughterFalling leaves