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The tale of Genji; : a novel in six parts

by:Murasaki Shikibu, 978?-

The Tale of Genji is one of the world's earliest novels, written in the 11th century. The novel's plot centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero Genji.

Editions:1109  Date:1537 - 2019  Genre(s):Parables, Romances, Romances, Romances

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by:Hersey, John

This volume describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast.

Editions:361  Date:1943 - 2019  Genre(s):History, War fiction, War fiction


Memoirs of a geisha : a novel

by:Golden, Arthur

A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved.

Editions:432  Date:1997 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, War fiction


Kimi ni todoke = : From me to you : Vol. 1

by:Shiina, Karuho

"Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine ... for a horror movie. With striking similarities to a haunting movie character--jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor--she's mistakenly called Sadako by those around her. But behind her scary facade is a very misunderstood teenager. Too shy to fit in, all she wants to do is make some friends. But when the most popular boy in class befriends her, she's sure to make more than just that--she's about to make some enemies too!"--Cover.

Editions:135  Date:2005 - 2018  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comic books, strips, etc, Young adult works, Love stories


The cat who went to heaven

by:Coatsworth, Elizabeth, 1893-1986

In ancient Japan a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed.

Editions:97  Date:1464 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, History, Religious fiction, Religious fiction


Grandfather's journey

by:Say, Allen, 1937-

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries"

Editions:42  Date:1993 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books, Picture books


Boys over flowers : Hana yori dango : [vol.] 1 =

by:Kamio, Yoko

A girl from a middle class family goes to a private high school dominated by spoiled rich children. Despite constant bullying by many students, she wins the attention of the leader of one of the boys' groups. Eventually the students begin to learn that is more to a person than their wealth.

Editions:269  Date:1992 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc, Juvenile works


Shò„gun : a novel of Japan

by:Clavell, James, 1922-1994

After John Blackthorne shipwrecks in Japan, he makes himself useful to a feudal lord in a power struggle with another and becomes a samurai.

Editions:264  Date:1968 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Action and adventure fiction


Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

by:Coerr, Eleanor

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Editions:93  Date:1977 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, History, Literature, Literature, Biographies


Night of the Ninjas

by:Osborne, Mary Pope

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

Editions:47  Date:1995 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, History, Science fiction, Time-travel fiction, Time-travel fiction


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