'Samurai Rising,' by Pamela S. Turner
By SARAH MILLER
A version of this review appears in print on May 8, 2016, on page BR32 of the Sunday Book Review with the headline: Slash and Burn.
The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune
By Pamela S. Turner
Illustrated by Gareth Hinds
236 pp. Charlesbridge. $16.95. (Middle grade; ages 10 and up)