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Review 4: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (First Second, 2006)

Genre: Graphic Novel

Awards: 

National Book Award Nominee for Young People’s Literature (2006)

Printz Award (2007) 280 more words

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I Recommend.. // Nov 5th, 2014

Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang

BoxersChina, 1898. Bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. 283 more words

Graphic Novel

Raina Telgemeier and Wonder Woman

by Gene Yang | Originally posted at Humble Comics

A few weeks ago, my oldest daughter (a second grader) bought Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters from her school’s book fair. 767 more words

Superheroes

Discovering the Shadow Hero

When I was researching an article about graphic novels for pre-teens, I discovered The Shadow Hero. It didn’t meet the requirements for the article, but I was fascinated by it, so I had to read it anyway. 608 more words

Books

Review: Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang

China, 1898. Bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants.

Little Bao has had enough. Harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers–commoners trained in kung fu–who fight to free China from “foreign devils.”

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National Book Festival 2014: National Book Festival Author's Gala

National Book Festival Author’s Gala at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Gene Luen Yang had an amazing speech which starts at about the 20 minute mark… 6 more words

Conventions

National Book Festival 2014: Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang appeared in the Graphic Novels Super Session at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Speaker Biography: Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. 215 more words

Conventions