Themes: Hi-Lo, full-color, historical fiction, nonfiction summary at the end of each book, samurai, warriors, Japan.
Hi-Lo historical fiction for teens. Samurai: The Story of a Warrior. "e;We face each other on the battlefield. Two proud samurai. Revenge burns in my heart. Here is where it ends."e; These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events.
Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the past-and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.
Reading level 2.0 to 3.0.