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Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: In seventeenth-century Japan, Sano, a teacher and detective, investigates the ritual "suicide" drownings of a peasant and a noblewoman, supposed star-crossed lovers, and uncovers an intricate plot of political intrigue and murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTorch 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

Kuzki, Shaw

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nozomi's understanding of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 is transformed when she learns how those she knows and loves were affected by the event. Includes author's notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Yoshimura, Akira

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOS

Kadohata, Cynthia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KAD

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: Inuyasha is attacked by a corrupted human wielding a mysterious sword known as Dakki. If our hero loses this battle, he will lose his mighty sword Tetsusaiga as well!Then, the corpse of the turtle demon Meioju is revived by a piece of Moryomaru s flesh. Meioju s shell is said to be the toughest of any armored demon... Even with the aid of Sesshomaru, does Inuyasha stand a chance of penetrating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: Inuyasha and his friends come to the aid of his rival Koga when a mysterious demon attacks a group of innocent wolves related to Koga, but the price of their good deed may be more than Inuyasha is willing to pay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Takahashi, Rumiko.

Summary: Inuyasha and friends encounter a mountain so sacred that half of their company can't even set foot on it. Meanwhile, the Band of Seven have resurrected all their members and are out for revenge against those who caused their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: "Inuyasha and Kagome's archnemesis Naraku attempts to revive a cursed tree that once fed on humans and demons alike--but his plan backfires. Then Naraku must face an internal enemy--the armor encasing his black heart. And finally, Moryomaru attacks! Has Naraku finally met his match?!"--From publisher's web site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: The monk Miroku has carried his curse since birth. Now that the curse is threatening to kill him, he must decide whether to accept help or take the danger into death with him. Then Sango is offered a terrible deal by Naraku--her brother's life for Inu-Yasha's sword.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Communications 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back in time to feudal Japan where the siblings learn about the ways of the Ninja.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: As she battles the evil priestess Tsubaki, Kagome is poisoned by a corrupted shard of the Shikon Jewel that threatens to turn her against Inu-Yasha and put her under Kagura's control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

Clavell, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Large Print 1993

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLA

Kata, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAT

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In Japan, as a provincial governor, his wife, and daughter Yuki, followed by 1,000 attendants, travel the historic Tokaido Road to the Shogun's palace in Edo, Yuki keeps up with her lessons by writing poems describing the journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Gratz, Alan

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Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: Japan 1945. Taro is a talented violinist and a kamikaze pilot in the days before his first and only mission. He believes he is ready to die for his country . . . until he meets Hana. Hana hasn't been the same since the day she was buried alive in a collapsed trench during a bomb raid. She wonders if it would have been better to have died that day . . . until she meets Taro. A song will bring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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Tsukiyama, Gail.

Summary: Shortly before World War II, a Chinese man, sent to Japan to recover from tuberculosis, meets a lovely Japanese girl and four older residents, in a story of passion and sacrifice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Tsukiyama 1996

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: Follows the stories of two Adolfs, the son of a Jewish baker living in the Japanese port city of Kobe and the son of the German consul for that city, as their lives are affected by a third Adolf that has risen to power in Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MES

Endō, Shūsaku

Summary: "Shusaku Endo's classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times"Silence I regard as a masterpiece, a lucid and elegant drama."-The New York Times Book Review Seventeenth-century Japan: Two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to a country hostile to their religion, where feudal lords force the faithful to publicly renounce their beliefs. Eventually captured and forced to watch their Japanese...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador Modern Classics 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan's outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MIT

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Mitchell 2010

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: 1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MIT

Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Summary: 1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

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