City of Death

City Trilogy (Volume 3 of 3)

Laurence Yep

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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.     

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December 1941
Somewhere over the Asian steppes near the northern Kushan border
Scirye

“How fast do storms come in here?” Bayang the dragon asked, staring at the dark gray clouds boiling rapidly toward them from the east. The misty wave rolling toward them was at least a mile across and two miles long, and their shadows plunged the mountains beneath them into an ominous twilight.
Scirye and her companions were sitting on a great triangular wing that had been woven magically from straw, and Scirye tugged at a strand of her red hair as she wondered how

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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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Laurence Yep

LAURENCE YEP is the critically acclaimed author of more than sixty books for children and young adults, including two Newbery Honor Award winners: Dragonwings and Dragon’s Gate. In 2005, he was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for a substantial and lasting contribution literature for children. Yep lives with his wife, author and editor Joanne Ryder, in California.

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City of Death
Laurence Yep

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Tom Doherty Associates
Starscape
February 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429996648
ISBN10: 1429996641
Middle-Grade Fiction224 pages
Age Range: 10 to 18
Grade Range: 5 and up
$9.99

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Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Starscape
February 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765319265
ISBN10: 0765319268
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 384 pages
Age Range: 10 to 18
Grade Range: 5 and up
$17.99
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