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The amah

Laurence Yep

The amah

by Laurence Yep

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Published by Puffin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Ballet dancing -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    Twelve-year-old Amy finds her family responsibilities growing and interfering with her ballet practice when her mother takes a job outside the home

    Edition Notes

    StatementLaurence Yep
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17104843M
    ISBN 100698118782
    OCLC/WorldCa46590881

      The Amah Mutsun’s work at the Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve has been a jumping-off point for a range of partnerships aimed at restoring the tribe’s connections with its traditional practices. These include work with Pinnacles National Park, the University of California at Santa Cruz Arboretum, and the nonprofit Pie Ranch in Pescadero.   Such was the case with Jocelyn Cullity’s Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons (, Inanna Publications). At the time I was not ready to read a book with exotic names and a locale I was not familiar with. The history of India is not well-known to me and my brain wasn’t ready to take on a work of historical fiction such as Amah. Consequently.

    The book begins with the local Olympiad-type contest in his native Esuano. He is a strong but wilful competitor, refusing to wrestle, for example -- he doesn't want to fight --, but a contender for the overall title. His main competition is the heir to the local throne, the able Appia, who has a . NAAMAH (1) na'-a-ma. (na`amah, "pleasant"; Noema): (1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah, and sister of Tubal-cain (Genesis ; compare Josephus, Ant, I, ii, 2).(2) An Ammonitish woman whom Solomon married, and who became the mother of Rehoboam (1 Kings 2 Chronicles ).According to an addition in the Septuagint following 1 Kings , "her name was Naaman, the daughter of Ana .

    Amah's Heart. 41K likes. Giving life to a withered heart. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band is currently listed as number two on the “Ready for Active Consideration” which means the review of our petition should begin sometime within the next few years. On Ma , a meeting was called to inquire about Chairwoman Zwierlein’s .


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Product details Age Range: 9 and up Grade Level: 4 and up School & Library Binding: pages Publisher: Turtleback Books (March 5, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: out of 3/5(3).

This book revovles around the whole Cinderella/Stepsister attitude. When Amy's mom takes a job as an amah, a Chinese nanny, Amy feels she is left out. Every night that her mom comes home all she hears about is Miss Stephanie, this is the girl that Mrs.

Chin takes care of/5. The Amah book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Amy Chin is practicing all the time to perform in her ballet school's reci /5(10).

The Amah on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The AmahManufacturer: Putnam, New York. 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 Amah (Novel) () by Yep, Laurence and a great selection of The amah book New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Jocelyn Cullity is the author of Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons, a literary / historical novel based on ten years of research that highlights the lost history of the women who fought against the English during the uprising in Lucknow, India.

Cullity's English family lived in Brand: Inanna Publications. “ Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons, based on real people and events, The amah book a novel prodigiously researched, in which the research is so thoroughly composted into character that we lose ourselves in the rich settings and these imagined lives.

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.

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.

The Amah by Laurence Yep, Ph.D. Be the first to review this item Amy misses ballet practice when her mother becomes an amah (nanny) for Miss Stephanie. But now she's living it. 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). 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 an amah (nanny) for Miss Stephanie. Can she find a way to watch her brothers and sisters and still keep her role in the dance production.

Amah definition is - a female servant in eastern Asia; especially: a Chinese nurse. Amah is the usual version in East Asia, while ayah relates more to South Asia, and tends to specifically mean a nursemaid looking after young children, rather than a general maid.

Learn about 'amah original meaning in the Bible using the Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon - King James Version. After her mother takes on the job of an amah for a wealthy family, Amy is stuck caring for her quar. Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education.

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.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Yep. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Naamah or Na'amah (Hebrew: נעמה, meaning pleasant) is a figure in the Bible and Jewish mysticism.

In Gnostic Kabbalah, she is called Nahemah. She is described as being an angel of prostitution, and one of the succubi mates of the archangel Samael in Zoharistic Qabalah.

In this book, he explores the interwoven relationships of amahs, their families, and their charges. Intrigued by family stories of his grandmother’s days as an amah and how it impacted her own children, Yep began researching this practice. Conducting interviews with amahs, the children left at home, and the children raised by amahs, Yep shows.

My first book project is a multi-sited ethnography examining how “The New Africa” is produced and enacted along the trajectory of Dutch Wax cloth (a variety of the textile known as “African print”) from its design in Holland to use in Lomé, Togo, where the cloth has long held special significance.

Amah Edoh, associate professor in.Amah is the chief protagonist, and the English ‘Red Man’ is her antagonist throughout the book.

The tale culminates with a resolution between them. Other British officers ride in and out of Lucknow history.

Their mistakes cause Queen Victoria to disband the trading company and assume direct British rule. Amah returned to her basement room, the monthly remittances to Rita and her daily contact with love—Joanne. Dad told me he was letting go of Amah in the fall.

The ivy covering the house had turned and the neighbourhood’s nannies were busy seeing their wards off to school.