Nahoko Uehashi is one of Japan's most popular children's writers. She has won numerous awards, including the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award. An associate professor at a Japanese university, she has a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and studies indigenous peoples in Australia. Her books include The Beast Player and the multivolume Moribito series. She lives near Tokyo, Japan.
Nahoko Uehashi; translated by Cathy Hirano
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Ten years after the fateful clash between two opposing sides of the Divine Kingdom of Lyoza, Elin lives a peaceful life with her family. She tries to stay as far away from her past as possible—the...