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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
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
  • Newbery Honor book, 2011.
  • Young Hoosier Book Intermediate Award nominee, 2013-2014.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
760
Intended audience source
Lexile
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760
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
pre adolescent
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based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Label
Heart of a Samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The unknown -- Part Two: The Barbarians -- Part Three: The New World
Control code
20064347
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780810989818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrated
Label
Heart of a Samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama, Margi Preus
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The unknown -- Part Two: The Barbarians -- Part Three: The New World
Control code
20064347
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780810989818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrated

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