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

Miyabe, Miyuki, 1960- (Author). Smith, Alexander O. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA MIYABE (Text) 37620000622813 Young Adult Fiction Book None 11/14/2008 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781421511962
  • ISBN: 1421511967
  • Physical Description: 816 pages : color map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : VIZ Media, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Col. map on endpapers.
Originally published: Tokyo : Kadokawa shoten, 2003.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Batchelder Award 2008.
Subject: Japanese fiction.
Japan > Fiction.
Japan > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.

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