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Moribito : Guardian of the Spirit

Author: Nahoko Uehashi; Cathy Hirano; Yuko Shimizu
Publisher: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The wandering warrior Balsa is hired to protect Prince Chagum from both a mysterious monster and the prince's father, the Mikado.
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Genre/Form: Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Mildred L. Batchelder book award: Winner
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy literature
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Uehashi, Nahoko.
Moribito.
New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008
(OCoLC)741464286
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nahoko Uehashi; Cathy Hirano; Yuko Shimizu
ISBN: 9780545005425 0545005426 9780545005432 0545005434
OCLC Number: 175286293
Awards: Mildred L. Batchelder Award for most outstanding children's book in translation, 2009.
Description: 248, [12] pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1: The Chrysalis --
I. Balsa to the Rescue --
II. The Flight Begins --
III. The Star Readers --
IV. Toya, the Errand Runner --
V. The Hunters --
VI. The Hunters and the Hunted --
Part 2: Rarunga --
I. Tanda, the Healer --
II. Torogai, the Magic Weaver --
III. Torogai's Message --
IV. The Legend of the Yakoo --
V. Reunion With Torgai --
Part 3: Midsummer's Day --
I. Winter at the Hunting Cave --
II. In the Secret Archives --
III. The Change Begins --
IV. On the Trail of Shigu Salua --
V. Attacking Claws --
VI. Nanai's Memoirs Revisted --
VII. A Dream of Clouds --
VIII. The Wind of Sahnan and the Wings of the Nahji --
IX. A Different Destiny --
Epilogue: In the Rain --
List of Characters --
List of Places & Terms --
Author's Note.
Other Titles: Seirei no Moribito.
Responsibility: Nahoko Uehashi ; translated by Cathy Hirano ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu.

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