|Statement||by Linda Waggaman.|
|Series||Kraus curriculum development library -- ELA 5-033.|
|Contributions||Paterson, Katherine., Montgomery County Public Schools (Va.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||23|
Kinshi, the puppet master's son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret. Young Jiro, an apprentice puppeteer, is determined to find out even though this could be very dangerous. Meanwhile Jiro must devote himself to learning his magnificent art. The sympathetic blind chanter, Okada, and the master’s son, Kinshi, help him. The Master Puppeteer receives high marks! Winner of the National Book Award and by an award-winning author, The Master Puppeteer is a great mix of adventure, loyalty, history, tradition and truth in a mound of pages. The book is about a Japanese boy who goes to work in a traditional puppet theater to earn money for his by: 8. The Master Puppeteer Winner, National Book Awards for Children's Literature.
Kinshi, the puppet master’s son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education The Master Puppeteer. By Haru Wells, Katherine Paterson. Grades. , X. Genre. Fiction. A thirteen-year-old boy describes the poverty and discontent of 18th century Osaka and the world of. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson. Jiro is a boy living in feudal Japan with his parents, who make puppets for the local puppet theater. Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer. In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award /5(5).
This is a valuable children’s book, that adds to the study of other cultures while bringing great themes to life. Find this on Amazon: The Master Puppeteer Posted in Ages , Appeals to Boys, Classics, Historical Fiction, Waldorf-Aligned. Paterson has received numerous awards for her writing, including National Book Awards for The Master Puppeteer and The Great Gilly Hopkins, as well as Newbery Medals for Jacob Have I Loved and Bridge to Terabithia. Paterson lives with her husband in /5(5). The Master Puppeteer. By Beverly Lowry. Ma ; The book takes place at a time when the mood of the country has changed and Cohn's patron, Senator Joseph McCarthy, has been dead for Author: Beverly Lowry. The Master Puppeteer is a historical novel for young adults by Katherine Paterson. First published in , the book centers around an apprentice puppeteer determined to help his people when bandits raid and pillage the town. The Master Puppeteer won the National Book Award for Children’s Literature, and it received various other award.