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Author Preus, Margi.

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

Publication Info. New York : Amulet Books, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron MS Stacks - BR2Y-14  Fic Pre    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Juvenile Fiction - BYLY-14  J FIC PREUS    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Fiction - CHVY-13  J PRE    AVAILABLE
 Colona District PL Juvenile - CLNG-2  J PRE    AVAILABLE
 Creston-Dement PL Juvenile Fiction - CRDY-12  JF PRE    AVAILABLE
 Dakota CUSD 201 - ES Stacks - DA2Y-13  F PRE    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Fiction - DKLY-12  J PRE    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  J PRE    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Juvenile Fiction - FRPY-12  J FIC PRE    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Juvenile Fiction - FPLY-13  J FIC PREUS HEART 1    AVAILABLE

Description 301 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Audience 760 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 8.0 139383.
Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.6 14 Quiz: 50768.
Awards American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2011; Newbery Honors 2011; Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2010.
Subject Nakahama, Manjir, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Samurai -- Fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese fiction. -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Adventure fiction.
ISBN 9780810989818 alkaline paper $15.95
0810989816 alkaline paper $15.95

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