Chinese Cinderella

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.

Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella

In this autobiography, Adeline Yen Mah'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.

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Chinese Cinderella
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Adeline Yen Mah
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09 - Publisher: NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14

In this autobiography, Adeline Yen Mah'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
Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Adeline Yen Mah
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-06 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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
Along the River
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Adeline Yen Mah
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

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.
Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Adeline Yen Mah
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-05 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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,
Chinese Cinderella
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Adeline Yen Mah
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

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.

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