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Mah, Adeline Yen 1937-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 399 publications in 16 languages and 11,857 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Autobiographies  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Quotations 
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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Japanese occupation of parts of China, twelve-year-old Ye Xian is thrown out of her home, and tries to help her aunt and the Americans in their struggle against the Japanese invaders
China : land of dragons and emperors by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 641 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
A thousand pieces of gold : my discovery of China's character in its proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author uses proverbs to paint a portrait of the history and culture of China, revealing the historical events and personalities behind the proverbs, as well as assessing their relevance and influence in modern life
Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, tradition, and spiritual wisdom by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Thai and held by 465 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 )

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

Bestselling Chinese American author Adeline Yen Mah weaves her authentic accounts of life in China into an absorbing novel about a Chinese girl and her vision of a previous life. After a fall, CC is whisked away to a hospital. As she drifts in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange'yet somehow familiar. Thus begins CC's emotional journey back to a privileged life lived eight hundred years ago during the Song dynasty. CC is the daughter of a wealthy and influential man, but she finds herself drawn to a poor orphan boy with a startling ability to capture the beauty of the natural world. As the relationship between these two young people deepens, the transforming power of art and romantic love comes into conflict with the immovable rules of Chinese society. This stunning fantasy adventure novel, inspired by China's most famous painting, Along the River at the Qing Ming Festival, tells the story of a friendship both tender and bold. CC's remarkable journey reminds readers that though time moves on, art and love endure. From the Hardcover edition
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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 205 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 200 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 )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the author's mother died giving birth to her, her affluent Chinese family considered the child bad luck and made to feel unwanted all her life. This is the story of her struggle for acceptance and how she overcame the odds to prove her worth and achieve freedom
Shou zhu = Watching the tree by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in German and Chinese and held by 67 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
Luo ye gui gen by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in 5 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het levensverhaal van een Chinese vrouw
Falling leaves by Susan Harmes( Book )

16 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 4 [red]
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 English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feuilles d'automne : récit by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman familial. Roman historique
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 31 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
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 14 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
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 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
Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 9 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
Spadające liście : prawdziwa historia niechcianej chińskiej córki by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.18 for Falling le ... to 0.95 for Jun-Ling : ...)

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 1937-

ין מה, אדלין

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 emperorsA thousand pieces of gold : my discovery of China's character in its proverbsWatching 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 daughter