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Author Turner, Pamela S.

Title Samurai rising : the epic life of Minamoto Yoshitsune / Pamela S. Turner ; illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Graphic Novels    92 Minamoto,Y TUR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Casa Verdugo Library Teen, Graphic Novels.
Description xiii, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills. --Publisher's description.
Contents Disaster in Kyoto: Kyoto, 1160 CE -- Headless ghosts: Kurama, 1160-1174 CE -- Samurai boot camp: Hiraizumi, 1174- 1180 CE -- Brothers-in-arms: Kamakura, 1180-1184 CE -- Perilous river: Kyoto, 1184 CE -- Midnight strike: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 CE -- Hooves like hailstones: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 CE -- Into the storm: Kyoto, Shikoku, and Yashima, 1184-1185 CE -- The dropped bow: Yashima, 1185 CE -- The drowned sword: Dan-no-Ura, 1185 CE -- Assassins in the dark: Dan-no-Ura, Kyoto, and Koshigoe, 1185 CE -- Shizuka's song: Kyoto, Kamakura, and the Yoshino Mountains, 1185-1186 CE -- The fugitive: locations unknown, 1185-1187 CE -- Feast of arrows: Hiraizumi, 1187-1189 CE -- Epilogue: the Samurai weeps.
Subject Minamoto, Yoshitsune, 1159-1189 -- Juvenile literature.
Generals -- Japan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Samurai -- Japan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hind, Gareth, illustrator.
ISBN 9781580895842 (reinforced for library use)
1580895840 (reinforced for library use)

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