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Ichiro lives in New York City with his Japanese mother. His father, an American soldier, was killed in Iraq. Now, Ichiand#8217;s mom has decided they should move back to Japan to live with Ichiand#8217;s grandfather.

and#160;and#160;and#160;Grandfather becomes Ichiand#8217;s tour guide, taking him to temples as well as the Hiroshima Peace Park, where Ichi starts to question the nature of war. After a supernatural encounter with the gods and creatures of Japanese mythology, Ichi must face his fears if he is to get back home. In doing so, he learns about the nature of man, of gods, and of war. He also learns there are no easy answersand#8212;for gods or men.

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This striking, full-color graphic novel follows Ichiro as he moves from New York to Japan where a shapeshifting tanuki brings him on a fantastic adventure into the mythological world of Japanese gods.and#160; This journey brings him closer to his Japanese roots, and to understanding the nature of good and evil, war and peace, gods and men.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547617893
Author:
Inzana, Ryan
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
graphic novel;Japanese mythology;Japanese culture;Japanese-American;legends;New
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20141131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7.63 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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This striking, full-color graphic novel follows Ichiro as he moves from New York to Japan where a shapeshifting tanuki brings him on a fantastic adventure into the mythological world of Japanese gods.and#160; This journey brings him closer to his Japanese roots, and to understanding the nature of good and evil, war and peace, gods and men.
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