As Himiko traverses ancient Japan in order to free enslaved members of her clan, she encounters members of many other tribes and emerges as the leader who will unify them.
Trained in the magical art of shadow-weaving, sixteen-year-old Suzume, who is able to re-create herself in any form, is destined to use her skills to steal the heart of a prince in a revenge pot.
Is Taro, a fisherman’s son, destined for greatness? In the course of a day, Taro’s entire life changes: His father is murdered before his eyes, and Taro is taken by a mysterious ninja on a perilous journey toward safety. Someone wants Taro dead, but who — and why? With his best friend, Hiro, and their ninja guide Shusaku, Taro gets caught in the crossfire of a bitter conflict between rival lords for control of imperial Japan. As Taro trains to become a ninja himself, he’s less and less sure that he wants to be one. But when his real identity is revealed, it becomes impossible for Taro to turn his back on his fate.
August 6, 1945, 8:15 a.m. Hiroshima. JapanA little girl and her parents are eating breakfast,and then it happened.HIROSHIMA NO PIKA.This book is dedicated to the fervent hope the Flash will never happen again,anywhere.
Lin can’t explain the knowledge she has of the future, of what people will say or what will happen. It’s a gift she shares with Obaasan, her grandmother, who has recently come from Japan to live with Lin’s family. But seeing the future is more than knowing whether or not a boy will call. What is Lin to make of the visions she has of a day long ago, when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima? Acclaimed author Kelly Easton’s poignant coming-of-age novel about a girl with psychic abilities is rich in imagery and memorable characters.
Despite criticism for his lack of “accomplishments,” Takiboki finds contentment sweeping flower blossoms and raking the sand and gravel in the monks’ temple garden. Includes a note on the art and beauty of Japanese gardens.
Takeo accepts his heritage as a member of the superhuman cabal of assassins known as “The Tribe.” But his heart yearns for Kaede, his love, and wishes to fulfill the final wishes of his adopted father, Otori Shigaru. Kaede returns to her homeland to find her father’s estate in ruin and her inheritance in jeopardy.