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1

what year is 1847 known as in Japan?

year of the sheep

2

how is Daniel like Manjiro?

he asks all kinds of questions; he is a greenhand

3

what secret does Manjiro share with Daniel?

Manjiro is not looking for whales; he is looking for land

4

what does it mean to be "wet as a scrubber"?

have a bad temper

5

what is a Jonah?

a person who brings bad luck to a ship

6

what does Daniel spot on the ocean?

fishing boats

7

how does Manjiro change his appearance before approaching the fishing boats?

he changes into his Japanese clothes

8

what does Manjiro offer to the fishermen?

biscuits

9

what do the fishermen offer to Manjiro?

bonito

10

what message does Manjiro want the fishermen to tell his mother?

"I am alive."

11

are the fishermen willing to deliver Manjiro's message?

no, they are too afraid to take the message

12

as the fishermen row away, Manjiro feels as if what is being taken away?

his heart