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The Sign of the Chrysanthemum/Jip His Story
The Sign of the Chrysanthemum/Jip His Story Author:Paterson;Paterson Sign of the Chrysanthemum - 132 pg., pub. 1980. Against the rich and colorful backdrop of Japan during the turbulent samurai period, Katherine Paterson tells the exciting adventures of Muna - the nameless one - as he sets out to search for the samurai warrior father he has never met. Muna faces many tests of courage, and finds his fortune wher... more »e he least expects it.
Jip - 181 pg., pub. 1996. After tumbling off the back of a wagon, baby Jip was placed in the at the town poor farm. For 12 years he has been content to do chores and tend animals - until the lunatic comes. Gradually Jip sees him as the wise man he truly is. Adventures tumble into each other as a menacing stranger comes to town and everything Jip ever knew about himself turns upside down.« less