The Master Puppeteer

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By Katherine Paterson
Publisher HarperTeen
The Master Puppeteer
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Who is the man called Sabura, the mysterious bandit who robs the rich and helps the poor? And what is his connection with Yosida, the harsh and ill tempered master of feudal Japans most famous puppet theater? Young Jiro, an apprentice to Yosida, is determined to find out, even at risk to his own life. Meamwhile, Jiro devotes himself to learning puppetry. Kinshi, the puppet masters son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret....Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/24/1989Pages: 179Reading Level: Age 13 and Up

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179 pages179 pages
Lexile 860LLexile 860L
Grade 4 to 99Grade 4 to 99
Published 1989Published 1989

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