City of Death

By Laurence Yep
(Starscape Books, Hardcover, 9780765319265, 381pp.)

Publication Date: February 5, 2013

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Description

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.




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.




Praise For City of Death

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 

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