A Trophy Bk.: Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson (1989, Paperback, Reprint)
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|For use in schools and libraries only. A 13-year-old boy describes the poverty and discontent of 18th-century Osaka and the world of puppeteers in which he lives.|
Who is the man called Sabura, the mysterious bandit who robs the rich and helps the poor? And what is his connection with Yosida, the harsh and ill- tempered master of feudal Japan's most famous puppet theater? Young Jiro, an apprentice to Yosida, is determined to find out, even at risk to his own life. Meamwhile, Jiro devotes himself to learning puppetry. Kinshi, the puppet master's son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret....
|Number Of Pages||192 pages|
|Series||A Trophy Bk.|
|Grade From||Eighth Grade|
|Age Range||13 - UP|
|LC Classification Number||PZ7.P273 Mas|
|Illustrated by||Haru Wells|
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Better than what I expected!
The book was in excellent condition even with a dust jacket. Thanks!