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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
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.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preus, Margi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P92434
LC item number
He 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Whaling
  • Samurai
  • Japanese
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Whaling
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Samurai
  • Japanese
  • Japan
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on first printing: based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
  • Includes sneak peek at: Shadow on the mountain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1367264
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780606383639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1367264
  • (OCoLC)754718052
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on first printing: based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
  • Includes sneak peek at: Shadow on the mountain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1367264
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780606383639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1367264
  • (OCoLC)754718052

Library Locations

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