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Yang, Gene Luen

Overview
Works: 95 works in 188 publications in 5 languages and 15,573 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN6727.Y36, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Luen Yang
American born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format
Boxers by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In China in 1898 bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough: harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."
Saints by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"China, 1898. An unwanted and unwelcome fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family when whe's born. She finally finds friendship-- and a name, Vibiana -- in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is in full swing, and bands of young men roam the countryside, murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide whre her true loyalties lie-- and whether she is willing to die for her faith."
The eternal smile : three stories by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents three short stories in graphic novel format involving the blurred line between fantasy and reality, including an office assistant who falls for an e-mail scam, and a young knight whose life is not what it seems
Level up by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dennis, the son of Chinese immigrants, yearns to play video games like his friends and, upon his strict father's death, becomes obsessed with them but later, realizing how his father sacrificed for him, he chooses a nobler path
The shadow hero by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity: the Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle
Comics Squad : recess! by Jennifer L Holm( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A collection of comics about every kid's favorite school subject: recess"--
Avatar, the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picking up exactly where Avatar: The Last Airbender left off, The Promise takes Aang to a Fire Nation colony in the heart of the Earth Nation, where tensions between neighbors threaten to shatter the world's newfound peace-putting the Avatar on a collision course with one of his closest friends, FireLord Zuko
Prime baby by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thaddeus Fong has a hard time convincing others that his baby sister, Maddie, is an interdimensional gateway for peace-loving aliens, and he is extremely disappointed to discover that there is no evil alien invasion to thwart
Avatar, the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Aang and Katara are working tirelessly for peace when an impasse between Fire Lord Zuko and Earth King Kuei over Fire Nation colonies within the borders of the Earth Nation threatens to plunge the world back into war! Meanwhile, Sokka must help Toph prepare her hapless first class of metalbending students to defend their school against a rival class of firebenders!"--Publisher's web site
The promise by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Harmony Restoration Movement has failed, and the four nations are plunged back into war! In the midst of the battle, can Aang and Fire Lord Zuko mend the rift between them, or will Aang be forced to take actions that can't be undone?
Boxers & saints by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saints : "China, 1898. An unwanted and unwelcome fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family when she's born. She finally finds friendship-- and a name, Vibiana -- in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is in full swing, and bands of young men roam the countryside, murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide where her true loyalties lie-- and whether she is willing to die for her faith"--Dust jacket flap
Avatar, the last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As fire Lord Zuko continues his quest to uncover his mothe's fate, a shocking revelation causes him to question everything he knows. It's an opportunity that his sister, the deadly and insane Azula, will not fail to take advantage of as she joins Zuko and his friends Aang, Katara, and Sokka on their journey into a mysterious forest from which some people never reemerge" -- page [4] of cover
Avatar, the last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Avatar Aang travels to the spirit world to parley with an ancient power, bringing Fire Lord Zuko ever closer to discovering the truth about his mother's fateand his own past. Yet Zuko's sister Azula is becoming increasingly dangerous, threatening to ruin everything that Zuko, Aang, Katara, and Sokka have struggled to achieve on their search!" -- from publisher's web site
Avatar, the last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What happened to Fire Lord Zuko's mother? Finding a clue at last, Zuko enlists the aid of Team Avatar--and the most unlikely ally of all--to help uncover the biggest secret of his life"--p. [4] of cover, Part 1
Avatar, the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While planning to celebrate Yangchen's festival, Aang is visited by the spirit of Yangchen herself who leads him to discover a refinery on land sacred to the Airbenders that may be causing the pollution he finds there
Animal crackers by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high school bully has his life disrupted by a tiny alien aircraft lodged in his nostril; a girl questions her intellect when an encounter with an alien forces to her to ask if it's better to be smart or virtuous
Avatar, the Last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Avatar Aang and his martial arts friends seek answers to the mysteries surrounding a refinery on land sacred to the Air Nomads, Toph uncovers a startling truth about her father's involvement with the refinery, while Aang travels to the spirit world, discovering a secret as surprising as it is dangerous
Avatar, the last Airbender : the promise by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picking up exactly where Avatar: The Last Airbender left off, The Promise takes Aang to a Fire Nation colony in the heart of the Earth Nation, where tensions between neighbors threaten to shatter the world's newfound peace-putting the Avatar on a collision course with one of his closest friends, FireLord Zuko
Avatar, the Last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Avatar Aangand his friends confront an ancient spirit determined to destroy a town on land sacred to the Air Nomads, Toph and Aang find themselves on opposing sides in a battle of gigantic proportions. If Toph and Aang don't put aside their differences, there's more at stake than just their friendship!"--Cover
 
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Alternative Names
Luen Yang, Gene.
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Yang, Gene.
Yang Gene Luen
Languages
English (94)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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