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

Preus, Margi. (Author).
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  • 53 of 57 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch JF PRE (Text) 34207001561068 Juv Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch JPB PRE (Text) 34207001767988 Juv Fiction Paperback Available -
Attica PL - Attica JF PREUS, MARGI (Text) 74231000101749 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler JF PRE (Text) 34044000738243 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JCF PREUS (Text) 79361000049602 Juvenile Chapter Fiction Available -
Camden-Jackson Twp PL - Camden TEEN PRE (Text) 74082000016257 Teen Fiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J FIC PRE (Text) 76895000076697 2nd Floor Children's Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419702006
  • ISBN: 9780810989818
  • ISBN: 0810989816
  • Physical Description: 301 pages : illustrated ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2012.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part One: The unknown -- Part Two: The Barbarians -- Part Three: The New World.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
760 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor book, 2011.
Young Hoosier Book Intermediate Award nominee, 2013-2014.
Subject: Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 > Juvenile fiction.
Japan > Relations > United States > Juvenile fiction.
United States > Relations > Japan > Juvenile fiction.

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