City of Death
City of Death
Starscape Books, Hardcover, 9780765319265, 381pp.
Publication Date: February 5, 2013
Two-time Newbery Honor Award winning author Laurence Yep brings his epic City Trilogy to an action-packed and heart-pounding conclusion
Scirye and her loyal companions chase the villainous Mr. Roland for a final showdown at Riye Srukalleyis, the City of Death, located in the heart of the Kushan Empire, along the Silk Road. There, they reunite with old friends, meet new allies, and confront an even more dangerous foe....
This is the thrilling conclusion to the trilogy that began with "City of Fire "and "City of Ice "by esteemed storyteller Laurence Yep, who has been one of the preeminent Asian-American authors for children for the past forty years.
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.
City of Ice is a VOYA 2011 Perfect Tens Selection
“A magnificent adventure, mixing both history and fantasy.... This reader is looking forward to the final book in this most enjoyable trilogy.”
— VOYA on City of Ice
“Yep’s second entry in the City Trilogy sings and crackles with as much detail and action as the first.... New readers have enough clues to feel instantly at home. Makes a great read aloud too.”
—Booklist on City of Ice