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The bamboo sword

Author: Margi Preus
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Japan in 1853, at the time of U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's visit to Japan, Yoshi, a young Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai one day, learns about America from Majiro and has adventures with Jack, a young cabin boy aboard one of the U.S. ships. Includes historical notes and glossary.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Sea fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Manjirō Nakahama; Matthew Calbraith Perry; Manjirō Nakahama; Matthew Calbraith Perry; Manjirō Nakahama; Matthew Calbraith Perry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margi Preus
ISBN: 9781419708077 1419708074
OCLC Number: 903284736
Notes: A companion to: Heart of a samurai.
Description: 339 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Margi Preus.

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From the author of Newbery Honor winner Heart of a Samurai comes a companion novel about a Japanese boy who dreams of being a samurai  Read more...

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