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The Resource Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus

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

Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Title
Heart of a samurai
Title remainder
based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
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
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348779
Cataloging source
DLC
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Preus, Margi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P92434
LC item number
He 2010
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760
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 12
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Japanese
  • Japan
  • United States
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 Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780810989818
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009-51634
Note
Newbery honor book, 2011
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm503005651
  • 4442-22260
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OUa)vtls000771074
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780810989818
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009-51634
Note
Newbery honor book, 2011
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm503005651
  • 4442-22260
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OUa)vtls000771074
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651

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