Laurence Yep Serpent's Children

ISBN 13: 9781424204472

Serpent's Children

 
9781424204472: Serpent's Children
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

In nineteenth-century China, a young girl struggles to protect her family from the threat of bandits, famine, and an ideological conflict between her father and brother.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Legend of the Serpent

When villagers call Cassia and her brother, Foxfire, "the serpent's children", they mean it as an insult. But to Cassia it is an honor, for legend says that once a serpent sets her mind on something, she never gives up. And in a time when famine, drought, and violence mark her family's life, Cassia has nothing less than survival to fight for.

Their father is a revolutionary, determined to free China from invaders. Foxfire, certain he'll find a mountain of gold, flees to a faraway land. Cassia will need all of her strength and wisdom to keep her family together, and to prove that she is truly the serpent's child.

About the Author:

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.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780064406451: The Serpent's Children: Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1849

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0064406458 ISBN 13:  9780064406451
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2001
Softcover

9780060268091: The Serpent's Children

Harper..., 1984
Hardcover

9780780763296: The Serpent's Children (Golden Mountain Chronicles (Prebound))

Perfec..., 1996
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Yep, Laurence
Published by Fitzgerald Books (2007)
ISBN 10: 142420447X ISBN 13: 9781424204472
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fitzgerald Books, 2007. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP85826857

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 133.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Laurence Yep
Published by Fitzgerald Books (2007)
ISBN 10: 142420447X ISBN 13: 9781424204472
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fitzgerald Books, 2007. Library Binding. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG142420447X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 11,650.80
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds