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Laurence Yep


(Laurence Michael Yep)
USA flag (1948 - )

Laurence Yep grew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette University, was graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mr. Yep now lives in Pacific Grove, California.

One of children's literature's most respected Asian American authors, Mr. Yep has written many novels, including Dragonwings, a Newbery Honor Book of 1976, and Dragon's Gate, a Newbery Honor Book of 1994. He is also the author of When the Circus Came to Town; The Imp That Ate My Homework, winner of the Georgia Children's Book Award; and The Magic Paintbrush.

The author of numerous other books for children and young adults, Mr. Yep has also taught creative writing and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Santa Barbara. In 1990 he received an NEA fellowship in fiction.
 
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American Girl: Girl of the Year 2008
Mia (2008)
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Novels
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Picture Books
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
The Lost Garden (1991)
When the Bomb Dropped (1994) (with Robert Andrew Parker)
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Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (1994) : Dragon's Gate: 1876



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