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Author Crofford, Emily.

Title Born in the year of courage / by Emily Crofford.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [1991]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J CROFFORD    Check Shelf
Description 160 pages ; 23 cm
Summary In 1841, having been shipwrecked and picked up by an American whaling ship outside Japanese territorial waters, fifteen-year-old Manjiro decides to go live in America and work towards opening trade between his country and the West.
Local Note . WH 93-051706786
. WH 93-051706786
Subject Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Fiction.
Shipwrecks -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1787-1868 -- Fiction.
ISBN 0876146795: $14.95
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