The Perfect Sword
Written and illustrated by Scott Goto; Charlesbridge Publishing, 2008
Young Michio, apprenticed to a master swordsmith, watches and learns not only the skills to make a fine sword, but also lessons in humility, hard work, and compassion -- elements of Bushido, the samurai code of honor; includes an author’s note about the history of Japanese samurai swords and a glossary of Japanese terms.

Ages 7+
pb $8.95

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