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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preus, Margi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
760
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.P92434
LC item number
He 2010
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Link
https://archive.org/details/heartofsamuraiba00preu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Contents
Part one. The unknown -- The storm -- The samurai of bird island -- Part two. The barbarians -- The John Howland -- The hunt -- Oil -- Disappointment -- Ship life -- The invitation -- Seven breaths -- Dancer! -- Thieves and murderers -- Sailing away -- Treasure -- The hour of the dog -- Part three. The new world -- New Bedford and Fairhaven -- Samurai farm boy -- Fitting in -- School -- Victory without fighting -- The challenge -- Fall down seven times -- The race -- Love -- The May basket -- The Cooper's -- Part four. Returning -- The Franklin -- Whistling up a wind -- A moment -- The sea turtle -- Sailing close to the wind -- The Harpooner -- The whale -- Tori -- The daguerreotype -- The gold fields -- Part five. Home -- Between two worlds -- Spies! -- The Daimyo -- Nagasaki -- The road home -- The samurai -- Epilogue -- Historical note -- Glossary -- Bibliography and suggested reading -- Acknowledgments
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9781419702006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651
Label
Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro, Margi Preus
Link
https://archive.org/details/heartofsamuraiba00preu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301)
Contents
Part one. The unknown -- The storm -- The samurai of bird island -- Part two. The barbarians -- The John Howland -- The hunt -- Oil -- Disappointment -- Ship life -- The invitation -- Seven breaths -- Dancer! -- Thieves and murderers -- Sailing away -- Treasure -- The hour of the dog -- Part three. The new world -- New Bedford and Fairhaven -- Samurai farm boy -- Fitting in -- School -- Victory without fighting -- The challenge -- Fall down seven times -- The race -- Love -- The May basket -- The Cooper's -- Part four. Returning -- The Franklin -- Whistling up a wind -- A moment -- The sea turtle -- Sailing close to the wind -- The Harpooner -- The whale -- Tori -- The daguerreotype -- The gold fields -- Part five. Home -- Between two worlds -- Spies! -- The Daimyo -- Nagasaki -- The road home -- The samurai -- Epilogue -- Historical note -- Glossary -- Bibliography and suggested reading -- Acknowledgments
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9781419702006
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)503005651
  • (OCoLC)ocn503005651

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