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

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

Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Title
Heart of a samurai
Title remainder
based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
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.
Awards note
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2011; Newbery Honor, 2011; Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2010.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.
  • Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348779
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P92434
LC item number
He 2010
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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
juvenile
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based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Control code
5147692
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9781419702006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
  • (OCoLC)503005651
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Control code
5147692
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9781419702006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
  • (OCoLC)503005651

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