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The Resource Brave story, Miyuki Miyabe ; translated by Alexander O. Smith

Brave story, Miyuki Miyabe ; translated by Alexander O. Smith

Label
Brave story
Title
Brave story
Statement of responsibility
Miyuki Miyabe ; translated by Alexander O. Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
With a determined plan to reunite his mother and father, the 10-year-old boy named Wataru knowingly enters a fantasy realm inhabited by a goddess who has the power to change destiny. With the help of the Lizard Boy, the Cat Girl, and the Fire-breathing Dragon, Wataru faces a series of seemingly insurmountable obstacles on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. One way or another, the young hero must reach the Tower of Destiny and bring his mother and father back together again
Member of
Summary
After his father abandons them and his mother tries to commit suicide, young Wataru decides to try to navigate the magical world of Vision, collecting five elusive gemstones along the way, in order to claim the Demon's Bane that will change his fate
Theme
Award
  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
Awards note
Batchelder Award, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
231085
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
895.6/35
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL856.I856
LC item number
B8713 2007
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Brave story, Miyuki Miyabe ; translated by Alexander O. Smith
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Col. map on endpapers
  • Originally published: Tokyo : Kadokawa shoten, 2003
Contents
Part 1: The haunted building -- The silent princess -- The transfer student -- The invisible girl -- The incident -- The door -- Beyond the door -- The realities of life -- Enter the tank -- Falling -- The secret -- The witch -- To vision -- Part 2: The village of the watchers -- The cave of trials -- The novice brave -- The endless field -- Gasara, Merchant Town -- The highlanders -- The abandoned chapel -- The dead -- The escape -- The first gemstone -- The real world -- Meena -- In Maquiba -- The spectacle machine -- The camp -- Lyris -- The town and the cathedral -- Mitsuru's whereabouts -- The magic hospital -- Mitsuru -- The Swamp of Grief -- Tearsheaven -- Dark water -- A vision of death -- The blood star -- To Sakawa -- The reunion -- The Elder of Sakawa -- The National Observatory of Lourdes -- The lecture -- The second gemstone -- Wataru -- The fugitive -- S.O.S. -- The tragedy of Lyris -- The cathedral cages -- Jozo's wings -- The icy capital -- The precept-king -- Parting -- Night in Gasara -- A conversation at night -- The plan -- Escape from Gasara -- The Imperial Capital of Solebria -- The mirror of eternal shadow -- The Isle of Dragon -- The broken capital -- The mirror hall -- The parting -- The traveler's path -- Wataru alone -- Freedom -- The last fight -- The Tower of Destiny -- Wataru's wish -- Epilogue
Control code
4240551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
816 p.
Isbn
9781421511962
Lccn
2007008829
Other physical details
ill., col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85766271
  • (OCoLC)85766271
Label
Brave story, Miyuki Miyabe ; translated by Alexander O. Smith
Link
Publication
Note
  • Col. map on endpapers
  • Originally published: Tokyo : Kadokawa shoten, 2003
Contents
Part 1: The haunted building -- The silent princess -- The transfer student -- The invisible girl -- The incident -- The door -- Beyond the door -- The realities of life -- Enter the tank -- Falling -- The secret -- The witch -- To vision -- Part 2: The village of the watchers -- The cave of trials -- The novice brave -- The endless field -- Gasara, Merchant Town -- The highlanders -- The abandoned chapel -- The dead -- The escape -- The first gemstone -- The real world -- Meena -- In Maquiba -- The spectacle machine -- The camp -- Lyris -- The town and the cathedral -- Mitsuru's whereabouts -- The magic hospital -- Mitsuru -- The Swamp of Grief -- Tearsheaven -- Dark water -- A vision of death -- The blood star -- To Sakawa -- The reunion -- The Elder of Sakawa -- The National Observatory of Lourdes -- The lecture -- The second gemstone -- Wataru -- The fugitive -- S.O.S. -- The tragedy of Lyris -- The cathedral cages -- Jozo's wings -- The icy capital -- The precept-king -- Parting -- Night in Gasara -- A conversation at night -- The plan -- Escape from Gasara -- The Imperial Capital of Solebria -- The mirror of eternal shadow -- The Isle of Dragon -- The broken capital -- The mirror hall -- The parting -- The traveler's path -- Wataru alone -- Freedom -- The last fight -- The Tower of Destiny -- Wataru's wish -- Epilogue
Control code
4240551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
816 p.
Isbn
9781421511962
Lccn
2007008829
Other physical details
ill., col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85766271
  • (OCoLC)85766271

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