Oxford Bookworms Library: The Joy Luck Club: Level 6: 2,500 Word Vocabulary

Oxford Bookworms Library: The Joy Luck Club: Level 6: 2,500 Word Vocabulary


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780194792639
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/27/2008
Series: Oxford Bookworms Library. Human Interest. Stage 5
Pages: 116
Sales rank: 619,220
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

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.


San Francisco, California and New York, New York

Date of Birth:

February 19, 1952

Place of Birth:

Oakland, California


B.A., San Jose State University, 1973; M.A., 1974

Table of Contents

Feathers from a Thousand Li Away
The Joy Luck Club19
The Red Candle49
The Moon Lady67
The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates
Rules of the Game89
The Voice from the Wall102
Half and Half116
Two Kinds132
American Translation
Rice Husband149
Four Directions166
Without Wood185
Best Quality197
Queen Mother of the Western Skies
Waiting Between the Trees242
Double Face253
A Pair of Tickets267

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Oxford Bookworms Library: The Joy Luck Club: Level 6: 2,500 Word Vocabulary 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
More interesting than I anticipated; worthy of a read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The whole section 2 is not there.