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Dragon's Gate

Dragon's Gate( )
Author: Yep, Laurence
Series title:Golden Mountain Chronicles Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-022971-9
Publication Date:Nov 1993
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

'In rural China in 1865, 14-year-old Otter eagerly sails to California to join his father and legendary uncle on the transcontinental railroad. On a freezing, snow-filled mountain in the Sierras, Otter begins his harrowing journey toward self-knowledge. An engaging survival-adventure story, a social history, a heroic quest.'--BL. 'Told with humanity and compassion... a tribute to the survival and courage of these immigrants.'--1994 Newbery Committee.

1994 Newbery Honor Book...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Asian American
Juvenile Fiction / Transportation / Railroads & Trains
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.05 Inches
Book Weight:0.97 Pounds
Author Biography
Yep, Laurence (Author)
Laurence Yep was born in San Francisco, California on June 14, 1948. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1970 and received a Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

He primarily writes fiction for young adults, but has also written and edited several works for adults. His first novel, Sweetwater, was published in 1973. His other books include Dragonwings, Dragon's Gate, Shadow Lord, Child of the Owl, The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, and The Dragon's Child: A Story of Angel Island. He has won numerous awards for his work including the Newbery Medal Honor Book, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award.

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