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Home wasn't built in a day : constructing the stories of our families
Galileo Academy of Science & Technology (San Francisco, Calif.)
Teen Nonfiction HQ557.S264 H66 2006

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ContentsPage
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Discovering Family History
The Life of a Numberp. 3
The Sewing Machinep. 11
Yemenp. 15
Grandma & Granddaughterp. 21
My Mom's Storyp. 29
Memories at Saint Paul's Cathedral in Macaop. 34
My Dad's Storyp. 36
Brainwashedp. 38
My Uncle's Warp. 47
What She Wantsp. 51
The Big Dinnerp. 55
Family Myths
Rice Bowlp. 61
La Siguanabap. 64
The Monkey & The Turtlep. 69
Supernaturalp. 72
Family Storiesp. 76
Giant Spiderp. 80
Coldp. 85
Culebra de Plumasp. 90
Thiefp. 94
Portraits
Dead Nazisp. 103
Whom I Call Uncle Juanp. 109
Silver Fox: The Legacyp. 113
Unexpectedp. 118
The Rubber Band Man & The Woman Who Shoutsp. 122
The Soup Ladyp. 126
Gordonp. 131
Vovo Maurap. 135
Grandma: The Queen Beep. 138
Life, Through My Commonly Brown Eyesp. 144
Then & Nowp. 149
Twists of Fate
Salko & Elenap. 153
Jade & Colored Pebblesp. 162
A Dream Fulfilledp. 167
A Sacrificep. 170
Friday the 13thp. 176
A Mother's Willp. 181
Almost Bonnie & Clydep. 185
Journeys
Dad's Angelp. 191
Escaping Povertyp. 198
A Mother's Storyp. 200
Finding Strength & Learning Lessonsp. 204
My Grandparents' Legacyp. 207
Surviving Family
Dong Gwai Soupp. 215
Grandpa's Underground Businessp. 218
Cathartic Release of My Family's Behaviorp. 223
Missing Linkp. 231
Vida Locap. 236
The Religion Within Mep. 241
Celebrations
My Chinese New Yearp. 247
Diwalip. 250
What is Passed on is Passed Onp. 253
A Christmas Traditionp. 259
Growing Up with My Family's Storiesp. 262
About the Authorsp. 269
Acknowledgmentsp. 273
826 Valencia Programs Overviewp. 277


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