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The amah

Author: Laurence Yep
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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? This story emphasizes responsibility and independence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Yep
ISBN: 0698118782 9780698118782
OCLC Number: 46590881
Target Audience: Middle School.; 570
Description: 181 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Laurence Yep.

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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? This story emphasizes responsibility and independence.

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