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

Preus, Margi. (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: 336 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2012.
9 of 9 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
2 of 2 copies available at Salem.
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  • Awards: 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.
    • ISBN: 9781419702006
    • ISBN: 1419702009
    General Note: Subtitle on first printing: based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro.
    Bibliography, etc.: 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.

    Citation:

    Preus, Margi. "Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama." New York : Amulet Books, 2012.

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