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Yaegashi, James

Works: 50 works in 170 publications in 1 language and 6,358 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  Autobiographies  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History  Young adult works  Novels 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PS3562.E3347, 813.54
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Publications about James Yaegashi
Publications by James Yaegashi
Most widely held works by James Yaegashi
The surrendered by Chang-rae Lee( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 libraries worldwide
At the end of the Korean War, the lives of orphan June Han and American soldier Hector Brennan collide. Thirty years later, they meet again and are forced to come to terms with the secrets of their devastating past
Teach like your hair's on fire : the methods and madness inside room 56 by Rafe Esquith( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Still teaching fifth graders in a small, leaky classroom in downtown Los Angeles, Esquith fosters a wholesome climate where character, humility, and diligence matter and support is unconditional. For his mostly poor and Hispanic students, Esquith models two maxims: "Be nice and work hard," and "There are no shortcuts." And his students thrive!
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips( file )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Teenaged Lark is filled with boundless compassion and tenderness for her younger brother Termite, who cannot walk or talk. Nine years earlier and half a world away, Termite's father faced the haunting specter of the Korean War. Now, with their mother absent, the children live with their Aunt Nonie and struggle to make ends meet. Yet Lark and Termite persevere, strip away layers of their family's mysterious past, and courageously move toward an uncertain future
Ultramarathon man : [confessions of an all-night runner] by Dean Karnazes( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Karnazes reveals the mind-boggling adventures of his nonstop treks through the hell of Death Valley, the incomprehensible frigidity of the South Pole, and the breathtaking beauty of the mountains and canyons of the Sierra Nevada
Heart of a samurai : a novel inspired by a true adventure on the high seas by Margi Preus( file )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
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
Lighting their fires : how parents and teachers can raise extraordinary kids in a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world by Rafe Esquith( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Rafe Esquith knows a thing or two about connecting with today's young people. Here he offers parents sound, proven advice on raising children ready to thrive in the 21st century
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson( file )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
This is the story of two sisters, who happen to be princesses. Theirs is a world in which those who die in glory return as gods to live confined to a pantheon in Hallandren's capital city. A world transformed by a power based on an essence known as breath. Using magic is arduous as breath can only be collected one unit at a time
Kids make history : a new look at America's story by Susan Washburn Buckley( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Feel what it is like to participate in history as you follow in the footsteps of the young men and women who lived it. You will survive a harsh James Towne winter and battle the Redcoats in a Long Island cornfield; you will carry letters on the Pony Express and plant crops with Laura Ingalls; you will stow away on a whaling ship and help in the defense after the attack on Pearl Harbor
A soldier's promise : the heroic true story of an American soldier and an Iraqi boy by Daniel Hendrex( file )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
In December 2003 at a checkpoint near the Syrian border, a small 13-year-old Iraqi boy walks up to a group to American soldiers. His father, the boy says, is a powerful local insurgent leader. The boy, dubbed Steve-O, wants to help the Americans, even if it means losing his family forever. His father is eventually arrested, his mother presumed killed by rebels. And Daniel Hendrex vows to find Steve-O a home in America so he will not meet the same deadly fate
The bamboo sword by Margi Preus( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
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
A long stay in a distant land by Chieh Chieng( file )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
The Lums are cursed. Ever since Grandpa Melvin was inspired to join the U.S. army after watching a Popeye movie and--as family lore has it--unleashed a "relentless rain of steel death" upon the Nazis, Lum after Lum has been doomed to an untimely demise, be it by tainted cheeseburger or speeding ice-cream truck. The most recent victim is Louis Lum's mother, struck down by a medical student asleep at the wheel. Now Louis, a 20-something fact checker at a hot-rod magazine, must move back home with his gangsta rap-obsessed father, Sonny, to prevent him from enacting the revenge he promises. But soon Louis finds himself more concerned with another wayward family member, his uncle Bo Lum, who has disappeared in Hong Kong after many years of self-imposed exile. After the annual family meeting at Grandma Esther's house, Louis decides to leave his father to go to Hong Kong and find Bo, his grandmother's favorite son. As Louis's search progresses, the tragicomic story of three generations of Lums in America is revealed through the eyes of Louis, Sonny, and Grandma Esther
Norwegian wood by Haruki Murakami( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Toru Watanabe, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. Toru begins to adapt to campus life and the loneliness and isolation he faces there, but Naoko finds the pressures and responsibilities of life unbearable. As she retreats further into her own world, Toru finds himself reaching out to others and drawn to a fiercely independent and sexually liberated young woman
The snow empress by Laura Joh Rowland( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
This thrilling novel finds samurai detective Sano Ichiro working to gain freedom for his kidnapped son, in exchange for investigating the murder of a lord's beloved mistress
The collective ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Tyler Clarke is on the red eye to New York City. Two days ago she received a cryptic voice mail from her sister, asking for help. But she didn't say why. And now that Tyler has arrived, Jessica is nowhere to be found. In order to find out what has happened, Tyler must delve into a world of darkness and lies, the underbelly of a spiritually depraved community living in a desecrated cathedral. They call themselves 'The Collective, ' and Jessica is one of them
How to live safely in a science fictional universe by Charles Yu( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Charles is a time-traveling repairman working in the off-kilter Minor Universe 31. He helps clients return to their biggest mistakes, which they incorrectly believe they can repair. But they can't--and that's bad news for Charles, who once accidentally ran into and shot his future self
A death in China by Carl Hiaasen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
An American investigating his mentor's murder finds himself ensnared in a web of lies and treachery in China, where even tomorrow's weather is a state secret
How to raise a drug-free kid : the straight dope for parents : what kids don't reveal, what parents need to know by Joseph A Califano( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Offers advice on raising children drug-free, including when and how to talk to kids about drugs, how to respond when kids ask about their parents' experiences with alcohol and other drugs, and the different challenges facing girls and boys
Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II by Richard Reeves( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor
The witch of babylon by D. J McIntosh( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Turkish-American art dealer John Madison gets caught up in a deadly conspiracy involving a stolen artifact stretching from ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq. Aided by an archaeologist and a photojournalist, John navigates a tricky landscape filled with thieves, killers, and men with dark secrets, all while unearthing the startling history of alchemy
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