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ISBN-10: 0064400859

ISBN-13: 9780064400855

Edition: 25th 1975 (Anniversary)

Authors: Laurence Yep

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Will Windrider take to the skies? Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met. But Moon Shadow grows to love and respect his father and to believe in his wonderful dream. And Windrider, with Moon Shadow's help is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, the separation from his wife and country'even the great earthquake'to make his dream come true. 1976 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1971-1975 (ALA) 1976 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction 1976 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Edition: 25th
Copyright year: 1975
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Publication date: 1/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.79" wide x 7.32" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Laurence Yep, born in 1948 in San Francisco, is a well-known writer of fiction for young adults. He has also written and edited several works for adults. Yep was educated at Marquette University and holds a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Yep is Chinese American. He grew up in a black neighborhood in San Francisco, attended school in Chinatown, and later attended a predominately white high school. Much of the subject matter for his work comes out of his experiences trying to establish his own identity as a child and teenager. He writes about the experience of the "outsider" or "alien" and perhaps that is why his first writing was science fiction. Sweetwater, his…