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Author Preus, Margi.

Title Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro / Margi Preus.

Published New York : Amulet Books, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  PREU    AVAILABLE
Physical description 301 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Subject Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898. -- Fiction.
Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898. -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese -- United States -- Fiction.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780810989818