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Manjiro: The Boy Who Risked His Life For Two Countries

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"Manjiro" Is An Excellent Child's Book Author Emily Arnold McCully

Are you looking to pick a book? You may want to read Manjiro: The Boy Who Risked His Life : the boy who risked his life for two countries by Emily Arnold McCully. Written by Emily Arnold McCully and it was published sometime in September of 2008 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This is the 1st ed. of the child's book is 40 pages long and it is packed with amazingly colored illustrations. The children's book also highlights Castaways and Relations. It's 0.34"H x 12.26"L x 9.32"W. It weighs close to 0.99 lbs. To find the best bargain for this child's book along with other items, check out our affilate add to shopping cart button below.

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 0374347921
Author: Emily Arnold McCully

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In 1841, Japan had been closed to the outside world for 250 years, and everyone who tried to return to the country after leaving it could be executed. Still, he never gave up his dream of finding a strategy to return to Japan and see his mother again. There, Manjiro was treated like Captain Whitfield's son, and he began to feel as though Massachusetts was his second residence. So when the tiny fishing boat on which fourteen-year-old Manjiro was working was shipwrecked, he despaired of ever returning to his village. Watercolor illustrations bring to life the true story of a determined and resourceful young man whose intimate information of two cultures later led him to play an crucial function within the opening of Japan to Western trade and ideas. The captain of the American whaling ship that rescued Manjiro took a unique interest in him, inviting him to come reside in Massachusetts.

  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Languages:
  • English (Unknown)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Published)
  • Dimensions: Height: 0.34" Length: 12.26" Depth: 9.32"
  • Product Weight: 0.99 lbs.
  • Package: Height: 0.5" Length: 12.1" Width: 9.1"
  • Package Weight: 1 lbs.


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