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Dinchak, Maria. "Recommended: Laurence Yep." English Journal 71,3 (March 1982): 81-82. Dinchak presents a succinct appreciative overview of Yep's first four novels.

"Laurence Yep on Being an Outsider."

In Literature for Today's Young Adults, by Kenneth L. Donelson and Alleen Pace Nilsen. 3d ed. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1980: 109. This brief sketch deals with the role of autobiography in Yep's fiction and notes his early appreciation of C. S. Lewis's Narnia books and the L. Frank Baum Oz books.

Rodowsky, Colby. Review. The New York Times Book Review (May 23, 1982): 37. Although Rodowsky feels gets off to a slow start, his review is otherwise representative of the generally favorable response to Yep's books, finding them especially strong in their sympathetic presentation of the conflicts and concerns of believable young characters.

Wigutoff, Sharon. "Junior Fiction: A Feminist Critique." The Lion and the Unicorn 5 (1981): 4-18. The article contains a favorable discussion of...

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