When Otter arrives in America to join his father and his Uncle Foxfire as they work building the transcontinental railroad, he finds the conditions more harsh than he had expected and must reassess his dreams and goals.
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Laurence Yep is the acclaimed author of more than sixty books for young people and a winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. His illustrious list of novels includes the Newbery Honor Books Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate; The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee; and The Dragon's Child: A Story of Angel Island, which he cowrote with his niece, Dr. Kathleen S. Yep, and was named a New York Public Library's "One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing" and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book.
Mr. Yep grew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette University, graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife, the writer Joanne Ryder.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060229721
Book Description Harpercollins. LIBRARY BINDING. Book Condition: New. 0060229721 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0013148
Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060229721