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The Resource Ichiro, written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana

Ichiro, written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana

Label
Ichiro
Title
Ichiro
Statement of responsibility
written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Raised by a Japanese mother in New York City, his American father killed in a war, Ichiro finds it difficult to figure out where he fits in. A trip to Japan leaves the boy with his grandfather, in a country he does not know. And one night Ichi gets dragged down a hole by a monster. When he awakens he isn't in Japan nor the mortal world. He has entered into the domain of the gods. Will Ichiro ever find a place to call home?
Summary
Ichiro lives in New York City with his Japanese mother. His father, an American soldier, was killed in Iraq. Now, Ichi's mom has decided they should move back to Japan to live with Ichi's grandfather. Grandfather becomes Ichi's tour guide, taking him to temples as well as the Hiroshima Peace Park, where Ichi starts to question the nature of war. After a supernatural encounter with the gods and creatures of Japanese mythology, Ichi must face his fears if he is to get back home. In doing so, he learns about the nature of man, of gods, and of war. He also learns there are no easy answers—for gods or men. --Provided by the publisher
Tone
Award
YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10068837
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Inzana, Ryan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PZ7.7.I69
LC item number
Ic 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japanese Americans
  • Japanese Americans
  • Monsters
  • Monsters
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandfathers
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Graphic novels
  • Japanese Americans
  • Monsters
  • Grandfathers
  • Japan
  • Cartoons and comics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ichiro, written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
[275] p.
Isbn
9780547252698
Isbn Type
(paper over cardboard)
Lccn
2011277558
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)744293644
Label
Ichiro, written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana
Publication
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
[275] p.
Isbn
9780547252698
Isbn Type
(paper over cardboard)
Lccn
2011277558
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)744293644

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