When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family and lost. His father was killed, his mother captured, and his surviving half-brother banished. Yoshitsune was sent away to live in a monastery.
Samurai Rising is a WOW Recommends: Book of the Month for February 2017.
- ISBN: 9781580895842
- Author: Turner, Pamela S. Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
- Illustrator: Hinds, Gareth
- Published: 2015 , Charlesbridge
- Themes: Death of a parent, Family, Kidnapping, rivalry
- Descriptors: Biography - Autobiography- Memoir, Intermediate (ages 9-14), Japan
- No. of pages: 256