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Author Preus, Margi.
Title Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama / Margi Preus.
Pub Info New York : Amulet Books, 2010.
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Descript 301 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note Subtitle on first printing: based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
Awards American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2011; Newbery Honor, 2011; Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2010.
Subject Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Juvenile fiction.
Samurai -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Samurai -- Fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Fiction.
Genre adventure stories -- Juvenile.
ISBN 9780810989818
0810989816
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