WorldCat Identities

Yang, Gene Luen

Overview
Works: 61 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 11,778 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  History  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories, American  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Scenarist
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 )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 3,381 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
The eternal smile : three stories by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,166 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 )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,120 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
Boxers by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 926 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 )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 909 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 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" -- front flap
Avatar : the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 782 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 in 2010 in English and held by 513 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
Open mic : riffs on life between cultures in ten voices by Mitali Perkins ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women
Avatar, the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 443 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 379 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?
Avatar, the last Airbender by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 271 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
Animal crackers by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 212 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 )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 212 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
Boxers & saints : boxed set by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boxers : 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."
Avatar, the last Airbender : the promise by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 137 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
Loyola Chin and the San Peligran order by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"High school sophomore Loyola Chin discovers that what she eats before she goes to sleep can lead her to other realms in her dreams. On one of these sojourns, she meets a mysterious man named Saint Danger - a saint who has lost his faith - who has a plan to save mankind. But his plan goes against what Loyola feels is right. Loyola must examine her own heart and ask herself what makes us better human beings - our intelligence, or our compassion?"--P. [4] of cover
Gordon Yamamoto and the king of the geeks by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dim-witted but loveable high school student learns an important lesson on life after getting something unexpectedly lodged up his nostril
Avatar, the last airbender by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What hapened 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
The search by Gene Luen Yang ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What hapened 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
Strange tales ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wolverine is the best there is at what he does--fighting in mutant-mixed-martial-arts tournaments, handing out relationship advice and eating hot dogs! Spider-Man issues the ultimate challenge to one of his deadliest enemies--an invitation to the prom! The Mighty Thor forges a powerful new alliance--with a cleverly disguised farm animal!"--P. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (83)
Italian (1)
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