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Laurence Michael Yep

Children’s writer who won the 2005 biennial Laural Ingalls Wilder Medal for his improvements to children’s books. He experienced emotions of isolation and loneliness while developing up as an Asian-American within an African American community of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. He became a runner up for the Newbery Medal for his books Dragonwings and Dragon’s Gate. His parents titles are Yep Gim Lew and Franche. Another Asian-American article writer who resided in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA can be Andrew Lam.

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