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Nahoko Uehashi

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.

The Beast Warrior

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...

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The Beast Player

Nahoko Uehashi; translated by Cathy Hirano
Square Fish
Square Fish

Nahoko Uehashi's The Beast Player is an epic YA fantasy about a girl with a special power to communicate with magical beasts and the warring kingdom only she can save.

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