WorldCat Identities

Namioka, Lensey

Overview
Works: 44 works in 177 publications in 7 languages and 12,609 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N1426, FIC
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Yang the youngest and his terrible ear by Lensey Namioka( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently arrived in Seattle from China, musically untalented Yingtao is faced with giving a violin performance to attract new students for his father when he would rather be working on friendships and playing baseball
Ties that bind, ties that break : a novel by Lensey Namioka( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ailin's life takes a different turn when she defies the traditions of upper class Chinese society by refusing to have her feet bound
Yang the third and her impossible family by Lensey Namioka( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third daughter Mary Yang makes an unexpected new friend while trying to hide a kitten from her family
Half and half by Lensey Namioka( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Seattle's annual Folk Fest, twelve-year-old Fiona and her older brother are torn between trying to please their Chinese grandmother and making their Scottish grandparents happy
An ocean apart, a world away : a novel by Lensey Namioka( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the odds facing her decision to become a doctor in 1920's Nanking, China, teenaged Yanyan leaves her family to study at Cornell University where, along with hard work, she finds prejudice and loneliness as well as friendship and a new sense of accomplishment
The hungriest boy in the world by Lensey Namioka( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After swallowing the Hunger Monster, Jiro begins eating everything in sight, until his family finds a way to lure the monster out of Jiro's stomach
Mismatch by Lensey Namioka( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their families clash when a Japanese-American teenaged boy starts dating a Chinese-American teenaged girl
April and the Dragon Lady by Lensey Namioka( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling confined by the traditional family attitudes of her strong-willed, manipulative grandmother, sixteen-year-old April Chen fights for her independence
Yang the eldest and his odd jobs by Lensey Namioka( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third Sister and her siblings try to help Eldest Brother, the most talented musician in the Yang family, find work to pay for a new violin
The loyal cat by Lensey Namioka( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Japan, a loyal cat uses his magic powers to help his friend, a poor and humble priest
The coming of the bear : a novel by Lensey Namioka( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and French and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed samurai are saved from drowning by the Ainus, a primitive people on a northern Japanese island, and are torn in their loyalties when the possibility of war arises between the Ainus and a band of Japanese settlers
Yang the second and her secret admirers by Lensey Namioka( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While her younger siblings have adopted many American customs since moving from China to Seattle, Yinglan Yang clings to her Chinese heritage, so her brother and sister hatch a plot to convert her to American culture
Village of the vampire cat by Lensey Namioka( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young ronin returns to the village of his former teacher, he and his companion find it being terrorized by a mysterious killer
Island of ogres by Lensey Namioka( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and French and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unemployed samurai reluctantly helps solve a mystery and prevent the overthrow of a young ruler on an island in medieval Japan
Valley of the broken cherry trees by Lensey Namioka( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Japan during the last quarter of the 16th century, two unemployed samurai attempt to discover who is mutilating the cherry trees in the valley of Lord Ohmori
The laziest boy in the world by Lensey Namioka( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Xiaolong devises a way to capture the thief who breaks into his family's home, all the people in the Chinese village change their minds about the "lazy" boy
Den of the White Fox by Lensey Namioka( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Japan, two out-of-work samurai warriors must use their fighting skills when they join a group of local boys, led by the mysterious White Fox, in resistance to a cruel occupying force
Japan, a traveler's companion by Lensey Namioka( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The samurai and the long-nosed devils by Lensey Namioka( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a warlord's drive to unify Japan, two unemployed samurai become bodyguards to a group of foreigners being harassed by the warlord's enemies
White serpent castle by Lensey Namioka( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the struggle for a warlord's territory, two unemployed samurai attempt to secure power for the rightful heir
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.10 for Yang the y ... to 1.00 for Lensey Nam ...)

Ties that bind, ties that break : a novel
Alternative Names
Lensey Namioka Chinese-born American children's writer

Languages
English (121)

Spanish (11)

German (7)

French (7)

Catalan (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Ties that bind, ties that break : a novelYang the third and her impossible familyHalf and halfAn ocean apart, a world away : a novelThe hungriest boy in the worldMismatchApril and the Dragon LadyYang the eldest and his odd jobs