Laurence Michael Yep

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Birthday
14, 1948
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
California

About

Children's author who won the 2005 biennial Laural Ingalls Wilder Medal for his additions to children's literature.

Before Fame

He experienced feelings of isolation and loneliness while growing up as an Asian-American in an African American neighborhood of San Francisco.

Trivia

He became a runner up for the Newbery Medal for his novels Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate.

Family Life

His parents names are Yep Gim Lew and Franche.

Associated With

Another Asian-American writer who lived in San Francisco is Andrew Lam.