WorldCat Identities

Yep, Laurence 1948-

Overview
Works: 292 works in 948 publications in 6 languages and 80,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Diary fiction  Fantasy fiction  Diaries  Made-for-TV movies  Fairy tales  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.Y44, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laurence Yep
Dragonwings by Laurence Yep( Book )

57 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,349 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 )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 3,265 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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 2,967 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 2,472 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 )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old Chinese American 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 1,666 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 )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,626 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
The rainbow people by Laurence Yep( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,590 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
Dragon of the lost sea by Laurence Yep( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,578 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 )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,568 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
Later, Gator by Laurence Yep( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 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
A dragon's guide to the care and feeding of humans by Laurence Yep( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusty dragon Miss Drake's new pet human, precocious ten-year-old Winnie, not only thinks Miss Drake is her pet, she accidentally brings to life her "sketchlings" of mysterious and fantastic creatures hidden in San Francisco, causing mayhem among its residents
Hiroshima : a novella by Laurence Yep( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,396 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
Mia by Laurence Yep( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mia has grown up playing ice hockey with her three older brothers and has the skills 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 a new coach, Mia finds out whether she has what it takes to grow and compete as a figure skater
When the circus came to town by Laurence Yep( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,212 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
The earth dragon awakes : the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 by Laurence Yep( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,150 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
Dragon prince : a Chinese Beauty & the beast tale by Laurence Yep( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor farmer's youngest daughter agrees to marry a fierce dragon in order to save her father's life
An American girl, Isabelle dances into the spotlight by Melora Hardin( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Isabelle is an inspired dancer with a flair for fashion design. She's thrilled to be studying ballet at a prestigious performing arts school but her classmates are so talented, and she can't help feeling that she's always in the shadow of her 'perfect' older sister Jade. So when her idol, a famous ballerina, encourages her to audition for a professional ballet, Isabelle isn't sure she can land the role
The man who tricked a ghost by Laurence Yep( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,106 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
Isabelle by Laurence Yep( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabelle, who attends a performing arts school in Washington, D.C., with her older sister, Jade, has a passion for ballet dancing but lacks self-confidence
 
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Dragonwings
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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 SouthThe rainbow peopleDragon of the lost sea
Alternative Names
Laurence Yep Amerikaans schrijver

Laurence Yep auteur de littérature pour la jeunesse

Laurence Yep escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Laurence Yep escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Laurence Yep scrittore statunitense

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Yeppu, Rorensu 1948-

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Languages
English (298)

Chinese (6)

Korean (4)

Japanese (3)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)