The Samurai's Tale (Paperback)

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    Erik Haugaard was born in Denmark and has traveled extensively in the United States, Italy, Spain, and Japan. Called "a writer gifted in the art of the storyteller" by the BOSTON GLOBE, he is internationally known for his accomplishments as a playwright, poet, and translator. He has won critical acclaim for his books for young readers, including A BOY'S WILL, THE UNTOLD TALE, and CROMWELL'S BOY.
    When the powerful Lord Takeda’s soldiers sweep across the countryside, killing and plundering, they spare the boy Taro’s life and take him along with them. Taro becomes a servant in the household of the noble Lord Akiyama, where he meets Togan, a cook, who teaches Taro and makes his new life bearable. But when Togan is murdered, Taro’s life takes a new direction: He will become a samurai, and redeem the family legacy that has been stolen from him.


    ISBN 9780618615124
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Paperback
    Pages 234
    Publisher Date 2005-09-12 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1984
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.55 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Haugaard, Erik Christian
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75

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