book cover of Kazunomiya


Prisoner of Heaven
(A book in the Royal Diaries / My Royal Story series)
A novel by

Kazunomiya, along with her royal family, is thought to be a divinity, descended from the goddess of the sun, and she lives an extremely sheltered life. However, when a Japanese general signs a treaty with the white-faced men from America, uncertainty and turmoil erupt in the kingdom. But the external threats do not compare to the tangled intrigue, romance, and politics that dominate the imperial palace, as wives and queens plot to destroy Kazunomiya and her mother.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2004 : USA Hardback

Title: Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan 1858 (The Royal Diaries)
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-439-16485-0 / 978-0-439-16485-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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