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Who is the man called Sabura, the mysterious bandit who robs the rich and helps the poor? And what is his connection with Yosida, the harsh and ill- tempered master of feudal Japan's most famous puppet theater? Young Jiro, an apprentice to Yosida, is determined to find out, even at risk to his own life.

Meamwhile, Jiro devotes himself to learning puppetry. Kinshi, the puppet master's son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret....

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About the Author

Katherine Paterson is one of the world's most renowned children's book authors. Ms. Paterson has received the National Book Award twice and has won the Newbery Medal for both Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved. She is also the author of two other I Can Read Books featuring Marvin, The Smallest Cow in the World and Marvin's Best Christmas Present Ever. Ms. Paterson lives in Barre, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064402811
Author:
Wells, Haru
Author:
Wells, Haru
Author:
by Katherine Paterson and Haru Wells
Publisher:
Harper Teen
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Puppets and puppet plays
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Toys, Dolls, & Puppets
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Puppets
Subject:
Japan Fiction.
Subject:
Puppets -- Fiction.
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
187-19
Publication Date:
19890331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.77x5.08x.44 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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