The Moon Lady

by Amy Tan

Publisher: Macmillan, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York

Written in English
Cover of: The Moon Lady | Amy Tan
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  • China

Subjects:

  • Wishes -- Fiction,
  • Grandmothers -- Fiction,
  • China -- Fiction

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Nai-nai tells her granddaughters the story of her outing, as a seven-year-old girl in China, to see the Moon Lady and be granted a secret wish.

Edition Notes

StatementAmy Tan ; illustrated by Gretchen Schields.
ContributionsSchields, Gretchen, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.T1612 Mo 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1543370M
ISBN 100027888304
LC Control Number91022321
OCLC/WorldCa24107304

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Product details Age Range: 6 - 9 years Grade Level: 1 - 4 Series: Aladdin Picture Books Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Aladdin; Reprint edition (November 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 9 x x 12 inches Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View Cited by: 3.

A Chinese wonderful book about the traditions that associated with the Moon festival. Grandmother Ying Ying tells Maggie, Lily, and June the story of a long time ago night of the Moon Festival, when she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those who ask.4/5.

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The book also very subtly encourages children to take more responsibility for their own by: 3. So Ying-Ying, their grandmother, tells them a tale from long ago. On the night of the Moon Festival, when Ying-ying was a little girl, she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those who ask, and learned from her that the best wishes are those you can make come true yourself.

The drama in which the Moon Lady is a major character concerns the loss and reclamation of cultural and individual identities. Four-year-old Ying-ying, who has fallen overboard, is desperate to be "found" — to once again be reunited with her family — and with herself.

Amah tells her about the Moon Lady, who grants secret wishes during the festival but shuns selfish desires. If Ying-ying is good, she’ll get the chance to meet the Moon Lady and The Moon Lady book a wish granted. When Ying-ying loudly wishes to be out of her robes, Amah calls that a selfish desire because Ying-ying voiced it out loud.

"The Moon Lady" is an invitation to young readers to attend a long-ago autumn moon festival in China. The reader travels along with 7-year-old Ying-ying, spending a.

Her first book for young people was the highly praised "The Moon Lady," illustrated by Gretchen Schields (Macmillan). Her recent essay, "Mother Tongue," was included in the edition of "Best American Essays." Prior to writing fiction, Ms.

Tan worked as a language development consultant to programs serving developmentally disabled children/5(7). The Moon Lady; The Hundred Secret Senses; Mid-Life Confidential: The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America with Three Chords and an Attitude; THE.

A girl's adventures on the night of the Moon Festival make for ``a haunting tale worthy of retelling and of repeated rereading,'' said PW in a starred review. Ages 6-up. (Nov.). Buy The Moon Lady by Amy Tan (Read by) online at Alibris.

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While they were still looking about them on all sides the Lady of the Moon stepped up to them, clad in a white mantle and a rainbow-colored gown. In a story adapted from The Joy Luck Club, "Nai-nai" amuses her granddaughters with a story about her "earliest memory," an exciting day during the Moon Festival, when she was seven.

"Ying-ying" longs to get a secret wish from the Moon Lady. Elegantly dressed in embroidered silk, she escapes her family's fine boat and her nursemaid and encounters the world outside her protected existence. A long, long time ago, there was a beautiful lady named Chang Er who was married to the heavenly archer Hou Yi By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, AAV Contributing Editor They did a lot of very brave and kind things together to help the people on earth, the most famous being saving the earth from the [ ].

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Verso of t.p.: Published October, Verso of t.p.: printer's device of the Scribner Press/5(4). I highly recommend this book for kids who want to learn about Chinese culture. In this book, a little girl goes on a boat trip during the Moon Festival. She falls off and gets lost.

Then, the Moon Lady descends from the moon and the girl shouts out that she wishes to be found because the Moon Lady grants wishes/5(6). A MAGICAL NIGHT WHEN SECRET WISHES CAN COME TRUE On a rainy afternoon, three sisters wish for the rain to stoop, wish they could play in the puddles, wish for something, anything, to do.

So Ying-Ying, their grandmother, tells them a tale from long ago. On the night of the Moon Festival, when Ying-ying was a little girl, she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those.

Tan's latest book is a memoir entitled Where The Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir (). In addition to these, Tan has written two children's books: The Moon Lady () and Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (), which was turned into an animated series that aired on mater: San Jose State University (BA, MA), UC.

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