3 edition of The Fire Horse girl found in the catalog.
When Jade Moon, born in the unlucky year of the Fire Horse, and her father immigrate to America in 1923 and are detained at Angel Island Immigration Station, Jade Moon is determined to find a way through and prove that she is not cursed.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.H7473 Fi 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780545403108, 9780545403115|
|LC Control Number||2012018015|
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The Fire Horse Girl is such a book. I am huge fan of Amy Tan and my exposure to Chinese culture came through the many stories she's penned.
Kay Honeyman's writing is of the same nature. Set inthe story begins in a small village /5(42). The Fire Horse Girl is just my type of book. It's a story about a girl who doesn't fit in the box where society puts her, she's too loud, too vocal and just too much to be a typical Chinese housewife.
Born in the year of the Fire Horse, the worst possible year for a girl to be born, Jade Moon has all the vices - the temper, the stubbornness /5. The Fire Horse Girl. By Kay Honeyman. Grades. Genre one as brave and dangerous as only a Fire Horse girl can imagine.
Expand Product Details A fiery and romantic adventure, perfect for fans of Grace Lin, Kristen Cashore, or Lisa See!Jade Moon is a Fire Horse, the worst sign in the Chinese zodiac for girls, said to make. Every girl who has ever loved horses will love this book. It is a horse lover's fantasy.
Rachel is asked to take care of a mare and the mare ends up right in her own backyard. She's seriously burned and she needs Rachel's help. This tough old mare, queen of the firehorse team, eventually shows her gentler side to Rachel/5(16).
A gripping and inspiring book about a fifteen year old girl and her passion for horses and veterinary medicine that takes place at the time of the great Boston fire of Wilson kept my emotions engaged from page one to the conclusion of the Author's Notes at the end of the book/5.
A fiery and romantic adventure, perfect for fans of Grace Lin, Kristen Cashore, or Lisa See. Jade Moon is a Fire Horse -- the worst sign in the Chinese zodiac for girls, said to make them stubborn, willful, and far too imaginative.
But while her family despairs of marrying her off, she has a passionate heart and powerful dreams, and wants only to find a way to make them come. Small village, small minds, convinced that Jade Moon’s Fire Horse birth sign will curse anyone foolish enough to marry her.
She will have to travel far from this small Chinese village to escape this bad luck, perhaps all the way to America, like her uncle. But Uncle died coming back from the “Gold Mountain” says Sterling Promise, his adoptive son, Now Jade Moon’s father must.
A Fire Horse girl, year-old Jade Moon’s temper, stubbornness and selfishness ensure that she is scorned and single in her rural village. When handsome, smooth-talking Sterling Promise appears, professing to be her uncle’s adopted son, he convinces Jade Moon and her father to go with him to America to make their : Kay Honeyman.
But Rachel soon finds a horse that needs her, and needs her desperately: The Governor's Girl, a famous firehorse, has been badly burned.
Rachel gets permission to care for the Girl in a stable behind her she cares for the injured horse, Rachel dreams about becoming a veterinarian. A Fire Horse girl, year-old Jade Moon's temper, stubbornness and selfishness ensure that she is scorned and single in her rural village.
When handsome, smooth-talking Sterling Promise appears, professing to be her uncle's adopted son, he convinces Jade Moon and her father to go with him to America to make their fortunes.5/5(4). Get this from a library.
The Fire Horse girl. [Kay Honeyman] -- When Jade Moon, born in the unlucky year of the Fire Horse, and her father immigrate to America in and are detained at Angel Island Immigration Station, Jade Moon is determined to find a way.
The book includes talk of love between brother and sister, a girl and her grandmother, and a lot of a girl and veterinarian with their horses. It also includes the mystery of the arsonist's identity and a possibly conspiracy between the arsonist, the editor of a small newspaper, and the firefighter who begged for the badly burned horse Governor Author: Miranda Mcdermott.
The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman has been chosen as a Spirit of Texas Middle School selection from the Young Adult Round Table. The Spirit of Texas Reading Program -Middle School is a. Chinese Zodiac – Fire Horse. Year of the Fire Horse. People born in the year of (Jan.
21, - Feb. 08, ) Bing Wu year are members of the Fire Horse. For those born before Jan. 21,they belong to the zodiac animal of Wood Snake.
Personality and. Fire Horse is about three girls all alone at Mustang Mountain Ranch. Two horses go missing and a mountain lion has been seen.
The three girls and there friend go looking for the two missing horses. “Fire Horse Girl” has a truly great intro section – I loved the details about China, the world of Jade Moon and the house servant Nushi.
And of snide, 10 toothed Auntie Wu. It sets the stage and shows exactly what Jade Moon needed to escape plus how limited and bound she was by tradition (as a female) and her character (as seen by the.
To get into America, much less survive there, Jade Moon will have to use all her stubbornness and will to break a new path one as brave and dangerous as only a Fire Horse girl can imagine.
Kay Honeyman became fascinated with the topic of Chinese immigration after she and her husband adopted a son from China in Excerpt from The Fire Horse Girl “In Chinese astrology, the Year of the Fire Horse is a bad year for Horses.
All of their worst traits — their tempers, their stubbornness, their selfishness — burn with increased strength. Girls should never be born in the year of the Fire Horse; they are especially dangerous, bringing tragedy to their.
A young adult book that highlights horses and history by Diane Lee Wilson. Title: Firehorse Author: Diane Lee Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pages: Suitable for ages 12 and up.
Available on Amazon. Rachel is a spirited horse crazy girl in a time () when girls weren’t supposed to be spirited or crazy about horses. The Fire Horse Girl. Written by Kay Honeyman Review by Viviane Crystal.
Jade Moon is not the average Chinese immigrant, and this is not a stereotypical story of immigrants rising to success despite formidable obstacles. Jade creates her own turmoil wherever she goes, in spite of trying to behave in the opposite : Kay Honeyman. A fiery and romantic adventure, perfect for fans of Grace Lin, Kristen Cashore, or Lisa See!
Jade Moon is a Fire Horse, the worst sign in the Chinese zodiac for girls, said to make them stubborn, willful, and far too imaginative. But while her family despairs of marrying her off, she has a passionate heart and powerful dreams, and wants only to find a way to make them come.
Characteristics of the Fire Horse: Are you prepared for ? The Fire Horse is destined to lead an exciting and eventful life and make their mark in their chosen profession. They have a forceful personality and their intelligence will bring them the support of many people.
They love action and excitement in their life and will rarely be quiet.“The Fire Horse Girl, a debut novel by Kay Honeyman, brings the Chinese immigrant experience to vivid life in a story that’s as exciting as it is heartfelt.
Jade Moon is a sympathetic heroine, likable because of both her bravery and vulnerability.