Of Nightingales That Weep book. The daughter of a samurai never weeps. Extreme amounts of shallowness. A great majority of the book felt like Takiko giggling with her friends about people being ugly and stuff like that. but all of them were.
Of Nightingales That Weep is a historical novel for children by Katherine Paterson, published by Crowell in 1974. Set in medieval Japan, the novel tells the story of Takiko, the 11-year-old daughter of a slain samurai warrior. Takiko’s mother remarries Goro, a gentle but unattractive potter/dwarf, whom Takiko fears.
In "Of Nightingales That Weep," the daughter of a samurai never weeps. But Takiko, whose warrior father was killed in battle, finds this a hard rule, especially when her mother remarries a strange and ugly country potter. Of Nightingales That Weep. Phoenix Award Children’s Literature Association 1994. ALA Notable Children’s Books 1974. But Takiko, whose warrior father has been killed in the civil wars between the Heike and Genji clans, finds this a hard rule, for she resents and even fears her mother’s new husband. How can she accept this strange and ugly man, Goro the potter, as her father?
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Of Nightingales That Weep Paperback – March 7, 1989. by. Katherine Paterson (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Katherine Paterson (Author), Haru Wells (Illustrator). Katherine Paterson has twice won the Newbery Medal, for her young adult novels Jacob Have I Loved and Bridge to Terabithia, as well as the National Book Award, for both The Master Puppeteer and The Great Gilly Hopkins. She received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for the body of her work, and was National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Mrs. Paterson lives in Vermont.
Of Nightingales That Weep. by Katherine Paterson and Haru Wells. Customizable Lessons (1). Awards (1). Related Booklists. Text Complexity Results. To help put the right book in each reader's hands, consider the following comprehensive text complexity analyses within your instructional plans. Standards Model of Text Complexity. Text Complexity Toolkit. Quantitative Measures. Lexile Level: 950L ATOS® Reading Level: . Word Count: 45,256.
Written by. Katherine Paterson. Manufacturer: HarperCollins Release date: 15 February 1989 ISBN-10 : 0064402827 ISBN-13: 9780064402828. v · d · eNovels by Katherine Paterson. The Sign of the Chrysanthemum (1973), Of Nightingales That Weep (1974), The Master Puppeteer (1975), Bridge to Terabithia (1977), The Great Gilly Hopkins (1978), Jacob Have I Loved (1980), Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom (1983), Come Sing, Jimmy Jo (1985), Park's Quest (1988), Lyddie (1991), Flip-Flop Girl (1994), Jip, His Story (1996), Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight (1998),.