Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Release date: March 6 2012
Authors from Japan and all around the world contributed to Tomo, an anthology named the Japanese word for “friend,” in order to support the Japanese non-profit Hope for Tomorrow.
Release date: March 13 2007
Yoko Nakajima’s life has been fairly ordinary until a ayoung man with golden hair whisks her away to an unearthly realm, leaving her with only a magical sword and a million questions about her destiny.
Guardian of the Spirit (Moribito #1) by Nahoko Uehashi
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: June 1 2008
Balsa was a wanderer and warrior for hire until she rescued Prince Chagum from a river. Now her destiny is to protect him on his quest to deliver the great egg of the water spirit to the sea.
Outside Beauty by Cynthia Kadohata
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 3 2008
Shelby’s mother is a sexpot. She collects men from all over the country. She’s not your typical role model, but she lives life on her own terms, and Shelby and her sisters adore her – until their family is suddenly shredded apart.