Laurence Yep Word Count: 1997 Presenting Laurence Yep Laurence Yep is noted for creating vivid and complex characters based on his own experiences. Yepís most famous work is Dragonwings. It has won several awards, including the Newbery Honor for 1976, the International Reading Associationís Childrenís Book Award for 1976, and the American Library Associationís Notable Childrenís Book Award for 1975 (Johnson-Feelings 353). The story starts at the turn of the century when Moon Shadow moves to Ame