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Samurai shortstop / Alan Gratz.

By: Gratz, Alan, 1972-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Speak, 2008, c2006Description: 280 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0142410993.Subject(s): Samurai -- Juvenile fiction | Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction | Baseball -- Juvenile fiction | Boarding schools -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Juvenile fiction | Samurai -- Fiction | Fathers and sons -- Fiction | Baseball -- Fiction | Boarding schools -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Fiction | Historical fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: While obtaining a Western education at a prestigious Japanese boarding school in 1890, sixteen-year-old Toyo also receives traditional samurai training which has profound effects on both his baseball game and his relationship with his father.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-279).

Wilson's Senior High School, November 2006

Wilson's Junior High School, August 2007

School Library Journal, July 2006

Booklist starred, April 2006

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, July 2006

Horn Book, October 2006

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), June 2006

Kirkus Review, April 2006

Library Media Connection, November 2006

Multicultural Review, March 2007

While obtaining a Western education at a prestigious Japanese boarding school in 1890, sixteen-year-old Toyo also receives traditional samurai training which has profound effects on both his baseball game and his relationship with his father.

Young Adult Follett Library Resources.

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