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    American dragons

    810.99
    Ame

    American dragons : twenty-five Asian American voices

    Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American.

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    The rainbow people

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    398.2
    YEP

    The rainbow people

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    A collection of twenty Chinese folk tales that were passed on by word of mouth for generations, as told by some old-timers newly settled in the United States.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The boy who swallowed snakes

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    398.2
    YEP

    The boy who swallowed snakes

    Yep, Laurence.

    An honest young boy tries to get rid of an ever-increasing number of snakes that have come with the bowlful of silver coins he found.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Dragon prince

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    398.2
    YEP

    Dragon prince : a Chinese Beauty & the beast tale

    Yep, Laurence.

    A poor farmer's youngest daughter agrees to marry a fierce dragon in order to save her father's life.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The junior thunder lord

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    398.2
    YEP

    The junior thunder lord

    Yep, Laurence.

    Yue, a Chinese merchant, discovers the wisdom in passing along kindness, when Bear Face, the huge hairy man Yue has befriended, saves his life.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The khan's daughter

    J
    398.2
    YEP

    The khan's daughter : a Mongolian folktale

    Yep, Laurence.

    In this retelling of a Mongolian folktale a simple shepherd must pass three tests in order to marry the Khan's beautiful daughter.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The man who tricked a ghost

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    398.2
    YEP

    The man who tricked a ghost

    Yep, Laurence.

    Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Tiger woman

    J
    398.2
    YEP

    Tiger woman

    Yep, Laurence.

    When she refuses to share her food with a beggar, an old woman finds herself transformed into various animals, until she learns a lesson about greed.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Tongues of jade

    J
    398.2
    YEP

    Tongues of jade

    Yep, Laurence.

    A retelling of seventeen Chinese American folktales from a variety of Chinese communities in the United States.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Tree of dreams

    J
    398.2
    YEP

    Lost

    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Isabelle

    J
    AME

    Isabelle

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The lost garden

    J
    B
    YEP

    The lost garden

    Yep, Laurence.

    The author describes how he grew up as a Chinese American in San Francisco and how he came to use his writing to celebrate his family and his ethnic heritage.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung, a Chinese Miner

    J
    DEA

    The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung, a Chinese Miner

    Yep, Laurence

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Lady of Ch'iao Kuo

    J
    ROY

    Lady of Ch'iao Kuo : warrior of the South

    Yep, Laurence.

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    City of fire

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    YEP

    City of fire

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Twelve-year-old Scirye and her companions travel to Houlani, a new Hawaiian island created by magic, where they enlist the help of volcano goddess Pele in an attempt to stop an evil dragon and a mysterious man from altering the universe.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The dragon's child

    J
    YEP

    The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Ten-year-old Gim Lew Yep immigrates from China to America with his father, whom Gim barely knows, and fears he will be a disappointment to his family when he arrives at Angel Island.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Dragons of silk

    J
    YEP

    Dragons of silk

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Four generations of women from the same family, whose lives are bound to the fate of the Weaving Maid, learn about sacrifice as they discover love and passion.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The serpent's children

    J
    YEP

    The serpent's children

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    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.

    Lost

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Thief of hearts

    J
    YEP

    Thief of hearts

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    When Stacy is paired with a Chinese girl at school who is accused of theft, she must come to terms with her own Chinese and American heritage.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The tiger's apprentice

    J
    YEP

    The tiger's apprentice

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    A tiger, a monkey, a dragon, and a twelve-year-old Chinese American boy fight to keep a magic talisman out of the hands of an enemy who would use its power to destroy the world.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The traitor

    J
    YEP

    The traitor : Golden Mountain chronicles, 1885

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    In 1885, a lonely illegitimate American boy and a lonely Chinese American boy develop an unlikely friendship in the midst of prejudices and racial tension in their coal mining town of Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The amah

    J
    YEP

    The amah

    Yep, Laurence.

    Twelve-year-old Amy finds her family responsibilities growing and interfering with her ballet practice when her mother takes a job outside the home.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The case of the firecrackers

    J
    YEP

    The case of the firecrackers

    Yep, Laurence.

    When a prop gun used during the making of a television show turns out to have real bullets, twelve-year-old Lily Lew and Auntie, her movie actress great-aunt, comb San Francisco's Chinatown in search of the culprit responsible for loading the gun.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The case of the Goblin Pearls

    J
    YEP

    The case of the Goblin Pearls

    Yep, Laurence.

    Lily and her aunt, a Chinese American movie actress, join forces to solve the theft of some priceless pearls and stop the operator of a sweatshop in San Francisco's Chinatown.

    Lost

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Dragon of the lost sea

    J
    YEP

    Dragon of the lost sea

    Yep, Laurence.

    Shimmer, a renegade dragon princess, tries to redeem herself by capturing a witch with the help of a human boy.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Dragon's gate

    J
    YEP

    Dragon's gate

    Yep, Laurence.

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Dragonwings

    J
    YEP

    Dragonwings

    Yep, Laurence.

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The imp that ate my homework

    J
    YEP

    The imp that ate my homework

    Yep, Laurence.

    Jim teams up with his grandfather, who is known as the meanest man in Chinatown, to defeat a powerful demon.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The magic paintbrush

    J
    YEP

    The magic paintbrush

    Yep, Laurence.

    A magic paintbrush transports Steve and his elderly caretakers from their drab apartment in Chinatown to a world of adventures.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Ribbons

    J
    YEP

    Ribbons

    Yep, Laurence.

    A promising young ballet student cannot afford to continue lessons when her Chinese grandmother emigrates from Hong Kong, creating jealousy and conflict among the entire family.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Spring Pearl

    J
    YEP

    Spring Pearl : the last flower

    Yep, Laurence.

    Called boyish by her new family for being able to read and write, twelve-year old orphaned Spring Pearl's "odd ways" help save the family during the 1857 Opium War in Canton, China.

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    When the circus came to town

    J
    YEP

    When the circus came to town

    Yep, Laurence.

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The butterfly boy

    P
    YEP

    The butterfly boy

    Yep, Laurence.

    A boy in long-ago China sees the world around him from a butterfly's point of view. Based on the writings of philosopher Chuang Tzu.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The city of dragons

    P
    YEP

    The city of dragons

    Yep, Laurence.

    A boy with a face so sad that nobody wants to look at him runs away with a caravan of giants to the city of dragons, where his sorrowful face is finally appreciated.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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