Sword of the Samurai
Adventure Stories From JapanBook - 1999
A samurai who cannot get work because of his reputation for being the bearer of bad luck agrees, in spite of his misgivings, to defend a kingdom from a terrible dragon. . . . A lazy young man, rejected by his family and desperate to restore his good name by learning the skills of a samurai, becomes the servant of a wise teacher who doesn't speak to him for three years. . . . A brave girl goes against tradition, learns the ways of the samurai, and becomes famous for her courage and ferocity in battle. . . . In vivid stories packed with action and humor, Eric A. Kimmel brings to life the fiercely honorable "knights of old Japan."
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1999.
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: J FIC Kimme 3701 1
Characteristics: 114 pages : illustrations