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The Resource Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus

Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus

Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama
Title
Heart of a samurai
Title remainder
based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama
Statement of responsibility
Margi Preus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Children’s Literature, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348779
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780810989818
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)503005651
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780810989818
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)503005651

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