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Title:
Mountain light
Author:
Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper & Row, [1985]

©1985
Physical Description:
pages cm
Summary:
Swept up in one of the local rebellions against the Manchus in China, nineteen-year-old Squeaky loses his home and travels to America to seek his fortune among the gold fields of California.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
730 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 4.8 8.0 16947.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.9 10 Quiz: 07935 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780060267582

9780060267599
Format :
Book

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Summary

When Squeaky Lau first meets Cassia Young, it's at the wrong end of her sword. But the two soon bury their differences and join forces against the Manchurian government. Set in China and California in 1855, this sequel to The Serpent's Children is a rich blend of action, moral lessons, and complex characterizations (ALA Booklist).


Summary

Swept up in one of the local rebellions against the Manchus in China, nineteen-year-old Squeaky loses his home and travels to America to seek his fortune among the gold fields of California. Sequel to The Serpent's Children.


Author Notes

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.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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.

(Bowker Author Biography)