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Sisters of the sword

Author: Maya Snow
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2008.
Series: Sisters of the sword, 1
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two aristocratic sisters in ancient Japan disguise themselves as samurai warriors to take revenge on the uncle who betrayed their family.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Snow
ISBN: 9780061243882 0061243884 9780061243875 0061243876
OCLC Number: 167492130
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Grades 5 up.
Description: 275 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Sisters of the sword, 1
Responsibility: Maya Snow.

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Two aristocratic sisters in ancient Japan disguise themselves as samurai warriors to take revenge on the uncle who betrayed their family.

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exciting adventure for grades 4-7

by markoko (WorldCat user published 2011-01-01) Very Good Permalink

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-12) Good Permalink

    Though the plot can be a bit plodding, this is a compelling book.  Two well-to-do sisters, daughters of a Jito in feudal Japan, run away when their wicked uncle kills their father and takes his title.  To hide from their uncle, they escape to a school for Samurai,...
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exciting adventure for girls and boys

by m.scheuer (WorldCat user published 2009-07-17) Very Good Permalink

This is the start of a new series set in ancient Japan during the time of the Samurai. I love historical fiction - for me, it brings to life what it might have felt like to live in another time. But many kids want action, conflict and intrigue to pull them into a story. Well, this has it all - a great...
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