Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He has written and drawn many graphic novels, including American Born Chinese, which was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. His graphic novel set Boxers and Saints won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has also written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman.
South Dakota Authors, Young ReadersLong-armed Ludy and the First Women's Olympics
Young ReadersTo Catch a Cheat (A Jackson Greene Novel)
Young ReadersBilge Rat, Pirate Adventurer: Demon Pirate
Non-Fiction, Young ReadersThe World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings