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Saints - a book by Yang, Gene Luen


Saints( )
Author: Yang, Gene Luen
Pien, Lark
Illustrator: Yang, Gene Luen
Series title:Boxers and Saints Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Imprint:First Second Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

ANew York Times bestseller

China, 1898. An unwanted fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family. She finds friendship-and a name, Vibiana-in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is murdering...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Asia
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.23 x 8.2 x 0.49 Inches
Book Weight:0.814 Pounds
Author Biography
Yang, Gene Luen (Author)
Gene Luen Yang was born on August 9, 1973 in California. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in computer science and minored in creative writing. After graduating in 1995, he worked as a computer engineer for two years. He decided that he was meant to teach and left his job as an engineer to teach computer science at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, California.

He is a writer of graphic novels and comics. His first published comic, Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks, was published in 1997 and won the Xeric Grant, a self-publishing grant for comic book creators. His other works include Loyola Chin and the San Peligran Order and Avatar: The Last Airbender. He won the Michael L. Printz Award in 2006 for American Born Chinese and the Eisner Award for best short story in 2009 for Eternal Smile.


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