Lady of Chʻiao Kuo: Warrior of the South

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 300 pages
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The Royal Diaries proudly presents two-time Newbery Honor author Laurence Yep, whose stunning diary of sixteen-year-old Lady of Ch'iao Kuo takes readers on a remarkable adventure to Southern China in the sixth century A.D. A born leader, Lady of Ch'iao Kuo, also known as Princess Redbird, is both courageous and keenly intelligent.
 

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I have not read this book yet but since its in the royal diaries series
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Review: Lady of Ch'iao Kuo: Red Bird of the South, Southern China, AD 531 (The Royal Diaries)

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This is probably the meatiest of the Scholastic series I've read, including the Dear America titles. Finally, an author that really does justice to his subject. I have tried to read this one a few ... Read full review

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Laurence Yep was born in San Francisco, California on June 14, 1948. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1970 and received a Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He primarily writes fiction for young adults, but has also written and edited several works for adults. His first novel, Sweetwater, was published in 1973. His other books include Dragonwings, Dragon's Gate, Shadow Lord, Child of the Owl, The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, and The Dragon's Child: A Story of Angel Island. He has won numerous awards for his work including the Newbery Medal Honor Book, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award.

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