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My Books


I hope you'll borrow or buy copies of my books and enjoy the words and the art.

You can see some of the inside pages and book reviews if you go to


Educators may also want to look at my books for adults:

The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol.11: works for Children and Young Adults

Presenting Laurence Yep 

African American Review, Vol. 32, Number  1--Children's Literature Issue (Spring 1998)



Click on the links below to view information about each book and find links for purchase. Books can be ordered (or preordered) from Amazon. Many books are also available at, an advocate for African American literature, and, which provides support and funding for independent book stores across the country. You can even request that proceeds from your purchase are sent to a book store of your choice!

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