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Child of the Owl

Yep, Laurence

ISBN 10: 1424204348 / ISBN 13: 9781424204342
Published by Fitzgerald Books, 2007
Used Condition: Good
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Title: Child of the Owl

Publisher: Fitzgerald Books

Publication Date: 2007

Book Condition:Good

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When her gambling father is laid up in the hospital, Casey leaves behind their seedy California hotel and goes to live with her grandmother in San Francisco's Chinatown, where she learns to appreciate her Chinese heritage.

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.

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