Yuki and the one thousand carriers

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
©2008.
Language:
English
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IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
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In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Japanese provincial governors had to travel between the cities of Kyoto and Edo (modern-day Tokyo). This 300+ mile journey on the historic Tokaido Road required the presence of one to three thousand attendants (carriers). Yuki's father has been called to Edo and she, along with her mother and pet dog, must accompany him in this royal procession. Yuki does not want to go. She will miss her home and her teacher. But she must not be disrespectful so Yuki captures her thoughts in haiku, a Japanese form of poetry.Once outside the gateHow will I find my way back?Will home disappear?Inspired by the woodcuts of Japanese printmaker, Hiroshige, award-winning author Gloria Whelan brings a cultural event to life through the observant eyes and thoughtful verses of a young Japanese girl.To find recipes, games, interactives maps and much more for this title visit www.discovertheworldbooks.com! Gloria Whelan's many award-winning books include Homeless Bird for whichshe received the National Book Award. Her work with Sleeping Bear Press includes Yatandou and Mackinac Bridge: The Five-Mile Poem (a 2007 Michigan NotableBook). Ms. Whelan lives in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan.Yan Nascimbene studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at theUniversity of California at Davis. His work has appeared in numerous publicationsincluding TIME. He has illustrated over 50 books, including Hachiko: The TrueStory of a Loyal Dog. Yan twice received the Society of Illustrators' Silver Medaland many other awards. He lives in Provence, in the village of Cotignac.
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9781585363520
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subject_facet Haiku, Haiku -- Fiction, Haiku -- Juvenile fiction, Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 -- Fiction, Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 -- Juvenile fiction, Tōkaidō (Japan) -- History -- Fiction, Tōkaidō (Japan) -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Voyages and travels -- Fiction, Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Yuki and the one thousand carriers
title_full Yuki and the one thousand carriers / Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Yan Nascimbene
title_short Yuki and the one thousand carriers
topic_facet Haiku, History, Voyages and travels