WorldCat Identities

Yep, Laurence 1948-

Overview
Works: 227 works in 760 publications in 6 languages and 83,475 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books  Folk tales 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.Y44, FIC
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Dragonwings by Laurence Yep( Book )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early twentieth century a young Chinese boy joins his father in San Francisco and helps him realize his dream of making a flying machine
The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island by Laurence Yep( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 3,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1922, ten-year-old Gim Lew reluctantly leaves his village in China to accompany his father to America, but before they go he must prepare for a grueling test that he must pass--without stuttering--at California's Angel Island, where strict officials strive to keep out unwanted immigrants. Includes facts about immigration from China and the experiences of the author's family
Dragon's gate by Laurence Yep( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 3,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867. Sequel to "Mountain light."
Dragon road by Laurence Yep( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939, unable to find regular jobs because of the Great Depression, long-time friends Cal Chin and Barney Young tour the country as members of a Chinese American basketball team
Child of the owl by Laurence Yep( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old girl who knows little about her Chinese heritage is sent to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown
The journal of Wong Ming-Chung : a Chinese miner by Laurence Yep( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush
Lady of Chʻiao Kuo : Warrior of the South by Laurence Yep( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 531 A.D., a fifteen-year-old princess of the Hsien tribe in southern China keeps a diary which describes her role as liaison between her own people and the local Chinese colonists, in times of both peace and war
Dragon of the lost sea by Laurence Yep( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shimmer, a renegade dragon princess, tries to redeem herself by capturing a witch with the help of a human boy
The star fisher by Laurence Yep( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Joan Lee and her family find the adjustment hard when they move from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920s
The rainbow people by Laurence Yep( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty Chinese folk tales that were passed on by word of mouth for generations, as told by some oldtimers newly settled in the United States
Later, Gator by Laurence Yep( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teddy finds that his imagination has gotten him into trouble once more, when he buys his younger brother Bobby an alligator for his birthday
Hiroshima : a novella by Laurence Yep( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, particularly as it affects Sachi, who becomes one of the Hiroshima Maidens
When the circus came to town by Laurence Yep( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Asian cook and a Chinese New Year celebration help a ten-year-old girl at a Montana stage coach station to regain her confidence after smallpox scars her face
Mia by Laurence Yep( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mia has grown up playing ice hockey with her three older brothers and has the skill she needs to become a star hockey player. But she's tired of skating in her brothers' shadows and has decided to pursue her passion for figure skating instead. With the help of her new coach, Mia finds out whether she has what it takes to grow and compete as a figure skater
The earth dragon awakes : the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 by Laurence Yep( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Henry and nine-year-old Chin love to read about heroes in popular "penny dreadful" novels, until they both witness real courage while trying to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
The man who tricked a ghost by Laurence Yep( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness
The Khan's daughter : a Mongolian folktale by Laurence Yep( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of a Mongolian folktale a simple shepherd must pass three tests in order to marry the Khan's beautiful daughter
A dragon's guide to the care and feeding of humans by Laurence Yep( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of How to Train Your Dragon will love this whimsical tale, the first in a series, by a Newbery Honor winner, featuring charming illustrations and pet training tips in each chapter. Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet a ridiculous notion! Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious and fantastic creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. And Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie s sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem ... before it s too late. This refreshing debut collaboration by Laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPre. Praise for A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans* Warm humor, magical mishaps, and the main characters budding mutual respect and affection combine to give this opener for a planned series a special shine. Booklist, Starred Aternately comical, suspenseful and sometimes sweetly emotional. Kirkus Reviews With a black-and-white spot illustration opening most chapters, an engaging narrator, and a consistently fluid writing style, this title makes a fine dragon choice for readers. School Library Journal In this series launch, Yep and Ryder conjure up a world where dragons and humans interact, and the results are heartwarming and quite funny. Publishers Weekly A clever and amusing novel that imagines a magical world that nestles right up against our own and sometimes crosses over. The Bulleting of the Center for Children s Books From the Hardcover edition
Dragon prince : a Chinese Beauty & the beast tale by Laurence Yep( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor farmer's youngest daughter agrees to marry a fierce dragon in order to save her father's life
Bravo, Mia! by Laurence Yep( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mia's chances of skating in regionals are threatened by a family crisis, but she determines to face the possibility that she won't get to compete with determination and grace
 
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Dragonwings
Alternative Names
Laurence Yep Amerikaans schrijver

Laurence Yep auteur de littérature pour la jeunesse

Laurence Yep escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Laurence Yep scrittore statunitense

Yep Larry

Yep, Larry 1948-

Yep, Laurence

Yep, Laurence 1948-

Yep, Laurence M. 1948-

Yep, Laurence Michael 1948-

Yep, Lawrence 1948-

Yeppu, Rorensu 1948-

لورنس يي كاتب أدب أطفال أمريكي

옙, 로렌스 1948-

イエップ, ローレンス

ヤップ, ローレンス

ローレンス・イェップ

叶祥添

Languages
English (243)

Chinese (12)

Japanese (3)

Korean (3)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The dragon's child : a story of Angel IslandDragon's gateDragon roadChild of the owlThe journal of Wong Ming-Chung : a Chinese minerLady of Chʻiao Kuo : Warrior of the SouthDragon of the lost seaThe star fisher