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Author Turner, Pamela S., author.

Title Samurai rising : the epic life of Minamoto Yoshitsune / Pamela S. Turner ; illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

Publication Info. Watertown, Massachusetts : Charlesbridge, [2016]
copyright 2016

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Description 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Disaster in Kyoto: Kyoto, 1160 -- Headless ghosts: Kurama, 1160-1174 -- Samurai boot camp: Hiraizumi, 1174-1180 -- Brothers-in-arms: Kamakura, 1180-1184 -- Perilous river: Kyoto, 1184 -- Midnight strike: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 CE -- Hooves like hailstones: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 CE -- Into the storm: Kyoto, Shikoku, and Yashima, 1184-1184 -- Hooves like hailstones: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 -- Into the storm: Kyoto, Shikoku, and Yashima, 1184-1185 -- The dropped bow: Yashima, 1185 -- The drowned sword: Dan-no-Ura -- Assassins in the dark: Dan-no-Ura, Kyoto, and Koshigoe, 1185 -- Shizuka's song: Kyoto, Kamakura, and the Yoshino Mountains, 1185-1186 -- The fugitive: locations unknown, 1185-1187 -- Feast of arrows: Hiraizumi, 1187-1189 -- Epilogue: the samurai weeps.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary At the age of fifteen, Yoshitsune escaped the monastery where he had been exiled. Blow by painful blow, he learned the art of the sword. Fall after bruising fall, he mastered mounted archery. He joined his half brother Yoritomo in an uprising against the most powerful samurai in Japan.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
Study Program AR UG RL 7.2 PTS 6.0 179546
Audience 950L Lexile.
Study Program Reading Counts High School 7.4 10
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Minamoto, Yoshitsune, 1159-1189 -- Juvenile literature.
Minamoto, Yoshitsune, 1159-1189.
Minamoto, Yoshitsune, 1159-1189.
Generals -- Japan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Samurai -- Japan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Generals -- Japan -- Biography.
Samurai -- Japan -- Biography.
Generals -- Japan -- Biography.
Samurai -- Japan -- Biography.
Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- Juvenile literature.
Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185.
Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185.
Added Author Hind, Gareth, illustrator.
ISBN 9781580895842 (hardcover)

 
    
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