|This title examines the remarkable life of Amy Tan. Readers will learn about her family background, childhood, and education, as well as her career as a writer and her famous novels. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Grades 6-9.|
From the Publisher:
Presents the life and accomplishments of the Chinese-American author, focusing on how her childhood and her family's histories helped shape both her adult life and her writings.