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Author Preus, Margi.

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

Publication Info. New York : Amulet Books, [2010]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN PREUS M    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  MIDDLE GRADE PRE    DUE 07-06-11 Assumed Lost
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J PREUS    Check Shelf
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 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J FICTION PREUS    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  J PRE    On Display
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 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Teen  TEEN PREUS    Check Shelf

Description 301 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 8.0 139383.
Subject Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9780810989818 alkaline paper $15.95
0810989816 alkaline paper $15.95
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