Heart of a Samurai

by Margi Preus | Teens |
ISBN: 1419702009 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 2/14/2014
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, February 14, 2014
Newbery Honor Book.

Based on a true story: when Manjiro is fourteen, he is with a small group of fishermen who are caught in a storm at sea. They wash up on a small island and nearly starve to death. They are saved in the nick of time...by "hairy barbarians" - a ship of American whalers. Because Japan is a closed country in 1841, they cannot return home and must make new lives for themselves in a strange new world.

Here's another copy on my BookCrossing shelf.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, March 21, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (3/21/2014 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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I don't think Manjiro ever went to Georgia, but his story is going there in JennyC1230's Shrinking Teens Bookbox.

Released for Secretariat's 2014 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Challenge (week 11) and Secretariat's Oh, the Places We Can Go challenge.

Journal Entry 3 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
This book returned in the Teens Shrinking Bookbox.
My daughter, RCOUFAN and I will look through and read/release or pass on the books in some way. Thanks for sharing!

Journal Entry 4 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Sunday, October 26, 2014
Putting this book in my Teens VBB (US only). This VBB is open to new participants if you want to join send me a PM.

Journal Entry 5 by JennyC1230 at another bookcrosser, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Released 4 yrs ago (3/17/2015 UTC) at another bookcrosser, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA

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If you have found this book, welcome to Bookcrossing and thank you for taking the time to let us know about its journey. Feel free to enjoy the book and pass it along to a friend, neighbor, family member or co-worker, or simply leave it somewhere for another lucky reader to enjoy as you did! This book isn’t your type of read? No problem, don't feel obliged to read it, just be kind enough to help it on its journey. If you join, please use my name as your referring member: JennyC1230.

Sending this book to Sonkku from the Teens VBB (US only). Enjoy the book!

Expected Delivery on March 24, 2015

Journal Entry 6 by wingSonkkuwing at Addison, Texas USA on Monday, March 23, 2015
I got book today. Thank you!

Journal Entry 7 by wingSonkkuwing at Addison, Texas USA on Thursday, April 09, 2015
Very good and interesting book. Easy and fast to read. I like this book a lot.

Journal Entry 8 by wingSonkkuwing at Dallas, Texas USA on Saturday, March 11, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (3/11/2017 UTC) at Dallas, Texas USA

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I sent the book to the next reader. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 9 by caroline-m at New Eltham, Greater London United Kingdom on Sunday, March 19, 2017
Thank you so much for sending this book all the way to the UK, it looks great and I'm looking forward to reading it!

Journal Entry 10 by caroline-m at Sidcup, Greater London United Kingdom on Thursday, November 01, 2018
I really enjoyed this book and learning about Japanese culture, whaling ships and how incredible America must have seemed to someone from such a closed and hierarchical society as Japan.

This was a quick and absorbing read, thanks very much for sharing!

Journal Entry 11 by caroline-m at A meet up, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Saturday, February 02, 2019

Released 5 mos ago (2/2/2019 UTC) at A meet up, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Taken to a London BC meet up

Journal Entry 12 by wingPoodlesisterwing at City of London, Greater London United Kingdom on Saturday, February 02, 2019
Picked up at the London Meet Up

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