This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.
Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.
Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.
Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.
Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.
About the Author
Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen Goda (TM)s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesettera (TM)s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and two childrena (TM)s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has now been adapted as a PBS production. Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into thirty-six languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.
Hometown:San Francisco, California and New York, New York
Date of Birth:February 19, 1952
Place of Birth:Oakland, California
Education:B.A., San Jose State University, 1973; M.A., 1974
Table of Contents
|Feathers from a Thousand Li Away|
|The Joy Luck Club||19|
|The Red Candle||49|
|The Moon Lady||67|
|The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates|
|Rules of the Game||89|
|The Voice from the Wall||102|
|Half and Half||116|
|Queen Mother of the Western Skies|
|Waiting Between the Trees||242|
|A Pair of Tickets||267|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
More interesting than I anticipated; worthy of a read.
The whole section 2 is not there.