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Himeji Castle : Japan's Samurai Past
Himeji Castle

Explore the world of shoguns, samurai and warlords in this exciting story of Japan’s national treasure, Himeji Castle: Japan’s Samurai Past. Young readers will meet Japan's great rulers as they learn how this gleaming “White Heron” on a hill was built as a defensive fortress against invading armies. Made entirely of wood and covered in white plaster, Himeji Castle is a time capsule of Japanese history and drama.

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Title: Himeji Castle
Subtitle: Japan's Samurai Past
Copyright Date Orig:  2005
Dewey Decimal Number: 952
ATOS: 4.1
Lexile®: 650
SRC Quiz Available: Yes
DRP: 52
Availability: In Stock

 
Reinforced Library Binding $25.27  $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-59716-001-8
Qty:
 
 
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SPECIFICATIONS

Reading Level: 3, Interest Level: 2 – 7
Trim: 8" x 10"
Pages: 32
Photos: Full color
Format: Reinforced Library Binding + eBook

RESEARCH FEATURES

Table of Contents
Glossary
Internet sites
Bibliography
Index

KEY FEATURES

Nonfiction text written
as a high-interest story
100 words or less
per two-page spread
Appropriate for Hi-Lo reading
Maps
Diagrams
Timelines
Fact boxes
Just the Facts section

CURRICULUM CONNECTION

Countries Studies
CCSS Reading Standards for Informational Text
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