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.
Illustrators, Young ReadersJacques and de Beanstalk
Young ReadersAim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith’s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart’s Quest
Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Young ReadersThe World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings
History, Illustrators, Tribal, Young ReadersRed Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender