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Dragons of Silk (Golden Mountain Chronicles)

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The Weaving Maid wove robes of silk for Heaven, but when she met the Cowboy, she abandoned her loom to be with him. But Heaven would not allow this, and put the Milky Way in between them.

Silk binds the lives of four girls from different generations with the fate of the Weaving Maid. Across a span of seventy-five years both in China and America, each girl shows the strength and courage of a dragon as she fights and sacrifices for the survival of her family and the pursuit of passion.

In this masterfully woven conclusion to the series that includes two Newbery Honor Books, Dragonwings and Dragons Gate, award-winning author Laurence Yep brings the acclaimed Golden Mountain Chronicles full circle and pays tribute to the love of family, art, and heritage.

About the Author

Laurence Yep is the acclaimed author of more than sixty books for young people and a winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. His illustrious list of novels includes the Newbery Honor Books Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate; The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee; and The Dragon's Child: A Story of Angel Island, which he cowrote with his niece, Dr. Kathleen S. Yep, and was named a New York Public Library's "One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing" and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book.

Mr. Yep grew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette University, graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife, the writer Joanne Ryder.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060275181
Author:
Yep, Laurence
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20110913
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 17.78 oz
Age Level:
from 10

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