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Manjiro : the boy who risked his life for two countries

Manjiro

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Farrar Straus Giroux, Volume 1st, New York (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr DS881.5 .N3 M33 2008 F

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380639

Keywords:

1827-1898--Juvenile literature, Castaways--Japan--Biography, Castaways--Japan--Biography--Juvenile literature, Japan--Relations--United States, Japan--Relations--United States--Juvenile literature, Manjirō, Nakahama, Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Picture books for children, United States--Relations--Japan, United States--Relations--Japan--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Summary: This is the true story of a determined and resourceful young man whose intimate knowledge of two cultures later led him to play an important role in the opening of Japan to Western trade and ideas.

Notes:

ages 8-12; book level 4.9; historical fiction