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  • Heart of a Samurai

    In 1841 a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way.Manjiro, a 14-year-old boy, is curious and eager to learn everything he can about this new culture. Eventually the captain adopts Manjiro and takes him to his home in New England. The boy lives there for some time and then heads to San Francisco to pan for gold. After many years, he makes it back to Japan, only to be imprisoned as an outsider. With his hard-won knowledge of the West,... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1419702009
    • ASIN: 1419702009
    • ISBN: 1419702009
    • Brand: Amulet Paperbacks
    • Manufacturer: Amulet Paperbacks

  • Summary & Study Guide Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

    This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion.
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: B00B429TDW
    • ASIN: B00B429TDW

  • The Life and Times of John Manjiro

    Stories regarding Manjiro's life.
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 0070049475
    • ASIN: 0070049475
    • ISBN: 0070049475
    • Manufacturer: McGraw-Hill

  • Drifting Toward the Southeast: The Story of Five Japanese Castaways

    Few Americans know that the bond of friendship between the U.S. and Japan was forged in the nineteenth century by a simple act of kindness between two unlikely individuals–a virtuous New Englandwhaling captain and an adventurous, 14-year-old peasant fishermen.When Captain Whitfield plucked John Manjiro and his shipmates from the caves of a deserted Pacific Island in 1841, the men were starving, freezing and desperate. A day that began as a fishing trip for mackerel off the southeast coast of Shikuko Island, turned perilous by unforgiving winds, and the men were cast adrift. Eventually, the drifters found refuge on a volcanic island 200 mile... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: B07GBJYMTQ
    • ASIN: B07GBJYMTQ
    • Manufacturer: Spinner Publications, Inc.

  • Shadow on the Mountain

    Shadow on the Mountain recounts the adventures of a 14-year-old Norwegian boy named Espen during World War II. After Nazi Germany invades and occupies Norway, Espen and his friends are swept up in the Norwegian resistance movement. Espen gets his start by delivering illegal newspapers, then graduates to the role of courier and finally becomes a spy, dodging the Gestapo along the way. During five years under the Nazi regime, he gains―and loses―friends, falls in love, and makes one small mistake that threatens to catch up with him as he sets out to escape on skis over the mountains to Sweden. Preus incorporates archival photographs, maps, a... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1419711598
    • ASIN: 1419711598
    • ISBN: 1419711598
    • Brand: Amulet Books
    • Manufacturer: Harry N. Abrams

  • West of the Moon

    In West of the Moon, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Margi Preus expertly weaves original fiction with myth and folktale to tell the story of Astri, a young Norwegian girl desperate to join her father in America. After being separated from her sister and sold to a cruel goat farmer, Astri makes a daring escape. She quickly retrieves her little sister, and, armed with a troll treasure, a book of spells and curses, and a possibly magic hairbrush, they set off for America. With a mysterious companion in tow and the malevolent “goatman” in pursuit, the girls head over the Norwegian mountains, through field and forest, and ... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1419715321
    • ASIN: 1419715321
    • ISBN: 9781419715327
    • Manufacturer: Amulet Paperbacks

  • Enchantment Lake: A Northwoods Mystery

    Midwest Book Award Winner — Young Adult FictionA disturbing call from her great aunts Astrid and Jeannette sends seventeen-year-old Francie far from her new home in New York into a tangle of mysteries. Ditching an audition in a Manhattan theater, Francie travels to a remote lake in the northwoods where her aunts’ neighbors are “dropping like flies” from strange accidents. But are they accidents? On the shores of Enchantment Lake in the woods of northern Minnesota, something ominous is afoot, and as Francie begins to investigate, the mysteries multiply: a poisoned hotdish, a puzzling confession, eerie noises in the bog, and a legenda... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1517904196
    • ASIN: 1517904196
    • ISBN: 1517904196
    • Manufacturer: Univ Of Minnesota Press

  • Heart of a Samurai A Novel Study

    This is a 151-page complete novel study for Heart of a Samurai, by Margi Preus, that includes: vocabulary activities, open-ended questions, essay prompts, background information, conflict chart, point of view activity, theme analysis, cause/effect activity, character analysis, figurative language activity, time line, protagonist vs. antagonist activity, compare/contrast, plot activity, 4 quizzes, and a comprehension test.
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1494820331
    • ASIN: 1494820331
    • ISBN: 1494820331
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

  • Storm's Coming!

    Attentive young Sophie lives with her family at a lighthouse on the shore of Lake Superior. At this essential outpost, everyone has a job to do, whether baking bread, fishing for dinner, or caring for the light. And in this isolated place, in a time long before smartphones and Internet connections, news arrives only by ship, and information is sometimes gathered in unexpected places. Sophie is attuned to her natural surroundings, and she reads signs in a dandelion bloom, a spider’s web, seagulls in flight, and even a squeaky door. All these clues lead her to one conclusion: a storm is brewing. Sophie scurries to spread the word―to family ... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1681340186
    • ASIN: 1681340186
    • ISBN: 1681340186
    • Manufacturer: Minnesota Historical Society Press

  • The Bamboo Sword

    Master writer Margi Preus treats readers to an amazing adventure in 1853 Japan. This lyric novel follows Yoshi, a Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai. Unfortunately, as part of the serving class, Yoshi can never become a warrior. He is taken up by Manjiro, the protagonist of Preus’s Heart of a Samurai, and becomes his servant and secret watchdog. Meanwhile, Commodore Matthew Perry and his USS Susquehanna squadron of steamships arrive in Edo Bay demanding that Japan open its ports to foreign trade. Aboard the commodore’s flagship is Jack, a cabin boy who becomes separated from his American companions. He and Yoshi set out on a gr... [Read More]
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus

    • ASIN: 1419708244
    • ASIN: 1419708244
    • ISBN: 1419708244
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Amulet Paperbacks

  • Heart of a Samurai - eBook

    In 1841 a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way.Manjiro, a 14-year-old boy, is curious and eager to learn everything he can about this new culture. Eventually the captain adopts Manjiro and takes him to his home in New England. The boy lives there for some time and then heads to San Francisco to pan for gold. After many years, he makes it
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus
    Heart of a Samurai - eBook

    • UPC: 195262293
    • Rating: 4.385

  • Heart of a Samurai

    Fast-paced and full of adventure, this fascinating, true story is based on a real incident that occurred in 1841, and follows a young Japanese boy as he travels from Japan to America and back to
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus
    In 1841, a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan's borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way. Manjiro, a fourteen-year-old boy, is curious and eager to learn everything he can about this new culture. Eventually the captain adopts Manjiro and takes him to his home in New England. The boy lives for some time in New England, and then heads to San Francisco to pan for gold. After many years,

    • UPC: 13846367
    • Rating: 4.417

  • Heart of a Samurai : Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama

    Fast-paced and full of adventure, this fascinating, true story is based on a real incident that occurred in 1841, and follows a young Japanese boy as he travels from Japan to America and back to
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus
    Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama

    • UPC: 617009219
    • Rating: 4.417

  • Heart of a Samurai - Audiobook

    Praised as "a timeless tale" by Booklist in a starred review, this Newbery Honor book by Margi Preus explores the cultural divide between the East and West circa 1841. When Manjiro, a Japanese teenager, is thrown from his fishing boat during a storm, he's rescued by an American whaling ship. Befriending the ship's captain, Manjiro decides to travel with the crew to Massachusetts. But years later, when Manjiro attempts to return to his homeland, he's imprisoned as an outsider. "Preus mixes fact with fiction in a tale that is at once adventurous, heartwarming, sprawling, and nerve-racking ."-Publishers
    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus
    Heart of a Samurai - Audiobook

    • UPC: 112296667

  • Heart of a Samurai by Preus, Margi

    • UPC: 264478201416
    • Category: Children & YA Fiction
    • Price: 3 USD

  • Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus (2012, Paperback) -ON

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    • Category: Children & YA Fiction
    • Price: 5 USD

  • Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

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    • Category: Children & YA Fiction
    • Price: 4 USD

  • Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

    • UPC: 302393873386
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    • Price: 3 USD

  • Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus

    • UPC: 141828150789
    • Category: Children & YA Fiction
    • Price: 4 USD

  • Alex Hemming reviews "Heart of a Samurai" by Margi Preus

    Heart Of A Samurai By Margi Preus
    Bookseller Alex Hemming reviews "Heart of Samurai" by Margi Preus., which follows the the sea-faring adventures of Manjiro. In 1841, 14-year-old Manjiro and his companions are stranded on an island...
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    Heart of a Samurai By Margi Preus: A 90 Second Newbery

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