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10 thoughts on “Secret of the Samurai Sword

  1. says:

    This was one of my favorite YA novels when I was a teenager, and after re reading it, I think it still is It s a bit dated teenagers today would think Celia acts young for her age There is also a lotteaching from the adult in the novel Gran than would be tolerated in a YA novel today For that reason, I think it ssuitable for middle school readers, but that was probably the intended age range anyway This was a time period the 1970s in which Japan was often romanticized in This was one of my favorite YA novels when I was a teenager, and after re reading it, I think it still is It s a bit dated teenagers today would think Celia acts young for her age There is also a lotteaching from the adult in the novel Gran than would be tolerated in a YA novel today For that reason, I think it ssuitable for middle school readers, but that was probably the intended age range anyway This was a time period the 1970s in which Japan was often romanticized in American books and films The author lived in Japan for several years and loved the culture, so her depiction of it is respectful, but...


  2. says:

    This is the book that truly started me as a reader I first read a portion in my 6th grade reader and loved it Went to the library and started voraciously racing all her books, then to Mary Stewart and Victoria Holt.


  3. says:

    I remember reading this and a lot of the author s other juveniles back in the eighties in my teens and pre teens This one is the one that really stood out in my mind, for the stranger in a strange land aspect, and, strangely enough, the art lessons ...


  4. says:

    One of my favorites of Whitneys juv series Celia and her brother travel to japan with their aunt and find a mystery in their own backyard.


  5. says:

    Cute YA story Quick read


  6. says:

    Engaging story telling for the YA, part mystery and part introduction to how one can embrace cross cultural experiences.


  7. says:

    A childhood favorite Lived in Japan as well, and got to visit many of the places mentioned in this book Fond memories.


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Secret of the Samurai Sword The Ghost Of KyotoWhen Celia And Her Brother Stephen Arrive In Kyoto To Spend The Summer With Their Book Writing Grandmother, They Are Only Looking Forward To A Pleasant Summer Vacation Abroad But They Soon Find Themselves Involved In A Strange Japanese Mystery Celia Awakens One Night To Discover The Ghost Of An Ancient Samurai Warrior Haunting Their Garden Is It A Real Ghost Or An Elaborate Hoax What Is The Phantom Seeking And Why Does Its Presence So Upset The Old Japanese Artist Who Lives Across The Street Celia Is Determined To Solve The Riddle Of The Phantom Warrior, But First She Must Uncover Some Long Forgotten Secrets That Were Not Meant For Any American To Know.

  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • Secret of the Samurai Sword
  • Phyllis A. Whitney
  • English
  • 25 June 2019
  • 0451091558

About the Author: Phyllis A. Whitney

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