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Ng narratives narrative nonfiction poetry and drama andg analyze the cultural "or social function f a text I love a book about "social function Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass (English Edition) of a text I love a book about strong female character and this book had the perfectne The Samurai s Daughter by Robert D San Souci shows us that girls can do anything anyone else can do This book has tons f lessons you can take with you as you finish the book about loyalty bravery and standing up for thers We are not as selfless in Solo our lives as we should be We spend so muchf Spring Fling our lives thinking abouturself and not enough about people around us In this book she gives up her life for a stranger How many Thanks, Obama of us could do that This book is a beautiful blendf a young woman finding her inner strength and also there hero vercoming a great beast to save her society This book is a beautiful story but it s in the water color pictures that this book assumes the uality that it does Absolutely beautiful I love the strong female character in this story Way to go Tokoyo This is a dramatic tale
of bravery honorbravery honor familial loyalty not to mention the samurai virtues f courage discipline and endurance I love that Tokoyo is the lead character and she displays these character traits so well The narrative is not too long and is fun to read aloud The full color painting illustrations were created with pastels and then scanner separated and reproduced as red blue yellow and black halftones Overall it s an engaging story that helps to depict a part Daddy's Angel of medieval Japanese culture during the Kamakura Period 1185 1333 We really enjoyed reading it together We d never heardf the Oki islands before but we looked it up nline These islands are not close to Okinawa where we used to live but it was interesting to learn about them I had read many Japanese folktales ver the years but I had never read a folktale uite like this before The Samurai s Daughter is a Japanese folktale that is retold by master storyteller Robert D San Souci along with illustrations by Stephen T Johnson and with these two elements combined this is definitely The Impossible Earl one story that is worth readingOnce upon a timen the east coast Grey Ghosts: New Zealand Vietnam Vets Talk About Their War of Japan there lived a loyal samurai who lived with his beautiful daughter Tokoyo When Tokoyo was young her father used to teach her everything about being a samurai and Tokoyo would learn how to defend herself in battle However when Tokoyo gotlder her father decided to teach her to be ladylike which Tokoyo did not enjoy doing One tragic day however the ruler The Torch of Japan decided to banish Tokoyo s father to the Oki Islands due to suffering from a mental illness and Tokoyo is forced to separate from her father After this incident Tokoyo decided to journey to the Oki Islands by herself inrder to reunite with her father Will Tokoyo be able to reunite with her father while facing all kinds Graveminder of dangern her journeyRead this book to find First Bite: How We Learn to Eat out Wow I cannot believe that I have never read this book before I have always loved Robert D San Souci s retellingsf many folktales and fairy tales as Robert D San Souci s narrations were always intriguing to read and this book was definitely no ex. Ourney fraught with both natural and supernatural dangers a ship Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics of ghosts fierce bandits and an evil sea demon Johnson's lush When a samurai s daughter loses her father she s determined to be reunited no matter what the risk This talef her bravery shows the able girl confronting danger at every turn with no assistance "From Anyone Around Her She Sails Into "anyone around her She sails into Pairing and A Hole in the Sky overview I am pairing the picture book The Samurai s Daughter by Robert D San Souci illustrations by Stephen T Johnson with my manga pick A Bride s Story Both texts focusn strong female Asian protagonists who defy stereotypes This book conveys the story f Tokoyo a samurai s daughter who journeys to save her unfairly exiled father She risks her life to save her father and his honor as she battles
bandits ghostly warriors and a deadly white serpent The beautiful lushghostly warriors and a deadly white serpent The beautiful lush convey medieval Japanese culture as well as Tokoyo s emotional uest1 Audience I can see placing this book in the hands f teachers who are teaching Asian literature for example folktales Whispers in the Sand or this particular time period in history It might serve as a discussion starter about stereotypesr paired with a manga text it might be interesting to have students recreate The Samurai s Daughter as a manga story Struggling readers who are interested in Japanese culture might also enjoy the book with its simpler vocabulary and action 3 Selection Criteria This tale appears to be accurate the The Maharajah's Box: An Imperial Story of Conspiracy, Love and a Guru's Prophecy opening pagef the book acknowledges the primary and collateral sources about the myth n which the book is based Although the book is based n a centuries ld story and was published in the last decade it is timely in that students continue to study and be fascinated by folktales Its authority is established by the fact that it is "Published By A Division Of "by a division f Books a well respected and familiar publisher The book has won a number Marrying Captain Jack of awards including Kirkus Book Review Stars and the United States Outstanding Books by Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators The Samurai s Daughter is relevant to the curriculum and can be tied to a numberf history and English SOLs see examples below and it may be used to spark reading interest in struggling readers Emotional and interest levels are appropriate but the book s reading and intellectual levels would be appropriate Restless Hearts only for those middle and high school students who are reading well below grade level As for literary merit the writing is engaging and vivid and the illustrations are well crafted dynamic and colorful This book fills both personal and instructional needs and its addition to a library s collection would bolster a typically understocked but valuable genre in high school and middle school libraries the picture book for teen readers4 Review source Philbrook J 1992 Book review Preschool primary School Library Journal 3811 86 5 SOL connection WHI10 The student will demonstrate knowledgef civilizations and empires Italian Doctor, Dream Proposal / Wanted of the Eastern Hemisphere and their interactions through regional trade patterns byc describing Japan with emphasisn the impact Lying in Bed of Shinto and Buddhist traditions and the influencef Chinese culture94 English The student will read comprehend and analyze a variety f literary texts includi. Tokoyo vows to join her father a samurai nobleman after he is exiled to a lonely island But between daughter and father lies a .
Ception I loved the way that Robert D San Souci wrote Tokoyo s character as Tokoyo shown as being "a and independent woman who was willing to go through any kind f danger "strong and independent woman who was willing to go through any kind The Rake's Rebellious Lady of dangerrder to reunite with her father and I really loved the fact that Tokoyo learned how to fight like a samurai as it made her into a truly uniue and strong character I love the way that this story compares strongly to Mulan as both stories take place in an Asian setting Mulan in China and The Samurai s Daughter in Japan and both have strong female protagonists who are willing to go through so much danger in Learning Swift Programming order to protect their lovednes Mulan enters the army to save her father and Tokoyo travels to the Oki Islands to reunite with her father Stephen T Johnson s artwork is truly beautiful as the artwork is done in pastel paintings and they really give an authentic Japanese feel to the story that made me feel like I am actually visiting ancient Japan through these illustrations I loved the way that Stephen T Johnson drew the Lifeblood ocean and the characters themselves as they look truly gorgeous and really complement greatly to the storyOverall The Samurai s Daughter is a truly fantastic book for anyone who loves strong female protagonists and loves reading about ancient Japan I would recommend this book to children ages five and up since the lengthf this book might be a bit tiresome for smaller childrenReview is also A Man for All Seasons on Rabbit Ears Book Blog Published 1992This book is a tale from the Japanese culture about a girl names Tokoyo who grows up with her father who is a noble sentn a mission she encounters various troubles but that does not stop her from being back with her father again This is the story The Adventurers Bride of a brave daughter Tokoyo taught the waysf the Samurai by her father When her father is banished by the mind sick ruler Bachelor Cop of the land Tokoyo vows to follow and join him in banishment She setsut with a cricket in a cage a little money and not much else She uses her money to purchase a small boat that will get her across the water to the island where her father isWhen she arrives at the "island she is just in time to save a young girl "she is just in time to save a young girl being sacrificed to a white sea serpent She dives into the water herself and encounters a huge white monster in a cave near a wooden statue Tall, Dark Scandalous of the land s ruler She bravely fights the sea monster and wins Tokoyo then hauls the sea monster and the wooden statue to shore There she finally is reunited with her father and a priest explains the cursef the sea monsterThe wooden statue had been cursed by a banished man When he threw it into the Baudolino ocean it broughtut the sea monster Killing the monster and bringing the statue to shore removes the mind sickness North Carolina Drivers Handbook of the ruler and all banished men are welcome back home This book did not have a memorable story mostly because it kept changing directions multiple times throughout It also had some grammar errors that were very distracting to the story The endingf the story seemed to be an afterthought because it failed to tie everything together The pictures were beautiful and gave a good image The Bone Jar (Detective Lew Kirby, of the story. Aintings illuminate this talef courage and endurance retold from a medieval Japanese legend Full color Size D 32 pp 8000 print.