He places the sword into my shaking hands. I feel its weight. The blade is ice cold against my palms. I know I have much to learn. I must train my mind. I will train my body. Today it begins. And when the time is right, I will revenge my family….Set in 16thcentury Japan, Samuraifollows one young man’s struggle to become a Samurai warrior.Yesterday’s Voicesis a fantastic series that gives older Hi-Lo readers manageable, yet highly sophisticated, thought-provoking historical fiction. Each story will include a spread that gives the reader the factual background to the historical theme or event explored in the story.