Here is the story of Muna, an illegitimate Japanese boy, who searches for his unknown father--a samurai warrior with a chrysanthemum tattoo on his arm--during the 12th-century wars between the Genki and Heike clans. The first novel by a Newbery Medal winner, published in 1973. Illustrated.
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Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.From Publishers Weekly:
In the Newbery Medalist's first book, Muna searches for his father, a samurai warrior, in 12th century Japan. Ages 8-12.
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Book Description Perfection Learning Corporation. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. This copy shows very minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0812470826I4N00
Book Description Perfection Learning, 1988. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88700552