Graphic History: Warriors: Samurai: Japan's Noble Servant-Warriors

Japan's Noble Servant-Warriors
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Published: July 2019
For Ages: Ages 8-9+
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Author: Blake Hoena
Illustrator: Blake Hoena

Product Category: History / History: Medieval

Brand: Graphic Library
Series: Graphic History
Published By: Capstone
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Published: 01-Jul-2019
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
RRP: $11.99
ISBN: 9781543559309
Lexile Level: 800L
Interest Level: 8-14
Reading Level: 8-9
Samurai warriors are often thought of as stoic loners who wandered the land helping poor villagers fight against their oppressors. However, although a few Samurai worked alone, most of them considered it dishonorable. These highly-skilled warriors usually served a noble lord, and they fought fiercely to protect their master's lands. Dynamic illustrations and fascinating tales of famous Samurai teach readers what life was like as a noble servant-warrior in Feudal Japan.

1. Easy-to-read text tells several high-interest stories about historical Samurai warriors, their rise and fall in feudal Japan, training, armor, weapons, battle tactics, and achievements. 2. Historical information conveyed through graphic novel storytelling grabs readers' attention and keeps them wanting more. 3. Provides readers with extra facts and a map highlighting the location of several historical battles and events involving Samurai warriors. 4. Discussion questions and writing prompts. 5. Read More and Internet Site resources.

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