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Preus, Margi
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama / Margi Preus
New York : Amulet Books, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN.Preu7H3 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Nakahama, ManjirĊ, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction
Subject(s) Japanese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 301 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
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

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