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Sword of the Samurai: Adventure Stories from Japan (Trophy Chapter Books)

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Synopsis:

The samurai warriors of ancient Japan were taught to fight with their hearts and minds as well as with their swords. But even the best of training doesn’ t prepare a samurai for every situation… . In this entertaining and enlightening collection of eleven stories retold from authentic sources, acclaimed folklorist Eric A. Kimmel brings to life a fascinating time in Japanese history, in all its colorful and vivid detail.

Synopsis:

The way of the Warrior

The samurai warriors of ancient Japan were taught to fight with their hearts and minds as well as with their swords. But even the best of training doesn't prepare a samurai for every situation...

  • A lone samurai is attacked by two Ronin--can he keep his head and come out of it alive?

  • Can a samurai with a reputation for being unlucky to defeat a ferocious dragon and regain his honor?

  • A brave girl fights tradition to learn swordmanship, but can she master the arts of the samurai?

About the Author

Eric A. Kimmel, the author of more than thirty-five award-winning books for children, is professor emeritus of education at Portland State University in Oregon. He spends several months each year traveling throughout the United States, sharing his books and stories with audiences of children and adults. Mr. Kimmel and his wife make their home in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064421317
Subtitle:
Adventure Stories from Japan
ill.:
Evans, Michael
Author:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Author:
by Eric A Kimmel and Michael Evans
Author:
Evans, Michael
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Collections by Author
Subject:
Samurai
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Collections by a Single Author
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Trophy Chapter Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
1973
Publication Date:
20001107
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.67x5.23x.27 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 112 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780064421317 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The samurai warriors of ancient Japan were taught to fight with their hearts and minds as well as with their swords. But even the best of training doesn’ t prepare a samurai for every situation… . In this entertaining and enlightening collection of eleven stories retold from authentic sources, acclaimed folklorist Eric A. Kimmel brings to life a fascinating time in Japanese history, in all its colorful and vivid detail.
"Synopsis" by ,
The way of the Warrior

The samurai warriors of ancient Japan were taught to fight with their hearts and minds as well as with their swords. But even the best of training doesn't prepare a samurai for every situation...

  • A lone samurai is attacked by two Ronin--can he keep his head and come out of it alive?

  • Can a samurai with a reputation for being unlucky to defeat a ferocious dragon and regain his honor?

  • A brave girl fights tradition to learn swordmanship, but can she master the arts of the samurai?

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