White crane: Samurai Kids Series, Book 1

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Can a one-legged boy become a great samurai warrior? Meet some unique aspiring champions in this kick-off to an exciting new martial arts series. (Ages 9-14) Niya Moto is the only one-legged samurai kid in Japan, famous for falling flat on his face in the dirt. The one school that will accept him is the Cockroach Ryu, led by the legendary sensei Ki-Yaga. He may be an old man overly fond of naps, but Ki-Yaga is also known for taking in kids that the world has judged harshly: an albino girl with extra fingers and toes, a boy who is blind, a big kid whose past makes him loath to fight. A warrior in his time, Ki-Yaga demands excellence in everything from sword-fighting to poetry. But can the ragtag Cockroaches make the treacherous journey to the Samurai Trainee Games, never mind take on the all-conquering Dragons? In a fast-moving, action-filled tale that draws on true details of feudal Japan, Niya finds there's no fear they can't face as long as they stick together --for their friendship is more powerful than a samurai sword.
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author Sandy Fussell
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display_description Even though he has only one leg, Niya Moto is studying to be a samurai, and his five fellow-students are similarly burdened, but sensei Ki-Yaga, an ancient but legendary warrior, teaches them not only physical skills but mental and spiritual ones as well, so that they are well-equipped to face their most formidable opponents at the annual Samurai Games.
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series Samurai Kids, Sanurai Kids
series_with_volume Samurai Kids
subject_facet Contests -- Fiction, Japan. -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Fiction, Samurai -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
title_display White crane
title_full White Crane Samurai Kids Series, Book 1, White crane / by Sandy Fussell ; illustrated by Rhian Nest James
title_short White crane
title_sub Samurai Kids Series, Book 1
topic_facet Contests, People with disabilities, Samurai, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature