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Shipwrecked! : the true adventures of a Japanese boy / Rhoda Blumberg.

Authors: Blumberg, Rhoda.
Call number: jB Nakahama, Manjirō BLU
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2001.
Publication date: c2001.
Subject: Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile literature.
Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Shipwrecked! : the true adventures of a Japanese boy / Rhoda Blumberg.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 80 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm.
Summary note: In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79).
Awards note: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2004-2005, 6-8 Nominee.
ISBN: 0688174841
0060293659 (library)
068817485X (pbk.)
LCCN: 99086664
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|736617
Bib No.: 736617