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Author Preus, Margi.

Title Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama / Margi Preus.

Imprint New York : Amulet Books, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.6 P928h 2010    ---  Available
 Nettels Fiction  F PREUS    ---  Available
 Parsons Young Adult Fiction  YA F Preus,M.    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Fiction  J Preus    ---  Available
Description 301 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301).
Summary In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
Study Program Accelerated Reader LG RL 5.4 8.0 GNET
Source NBK 9/10 PPLY
Awards American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2011; Newbery Honor, 2011; Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2010.
Subject Nakahama, Manjiro, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Whaling -- Juvenile fiction.
Samurai -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Nakahama, Manjiro, 1827-1898 -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Samurai -- Fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Adventure fiction -- Juvenile.
ISBN 9780810989818
Standard No. AU@ 000045260956
NZ1 13485738
AU@ 000046853396

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