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The Resource Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus

Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus

Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Title
Heart of a samurai
Title remainder
based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Statement of responsibility
Margi Preus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."--T. p. verso
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Children’s Literature, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
Awards note
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2011; Newbery Honor, 2011; Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2010.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.
  • Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348779
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preus, Margi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 760
  • 760L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Nakahama, Manjirō
  • Japanese
  • Japanese
  • International relations
  • Japanese
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Japan
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
783377
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780810989818
Lccn
2009051634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810989818
  • (OCoLC)503005651
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
783377
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780810989818
Lccn
2009051634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810989818
  • (OCoLC)503005651

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