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I survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Author: Lauren Tarshis; Scott Dawson
Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Visiting his dad's hometown in Japan four months after his father's death would be hard enough for Ben. But one morning the pain turns to fear: first, a massive earthquake rocks the quiet coastal village, nearly toppling his uncle's house. Then the ocean waters rise and Ben and his family are swept away -- and pulled apart -- by a terrible tsunami. Now Ben is alone, stranded in a strange country a million miles from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Tarshis; Scott Dawson
ISBN: 9780545459372 0545459370 9781480625846 1480625841 9780606323901 0606323902 9780545629812 0545629810 9781484402559 1484402553 9781627659215 1627659218 9781424257287 142425728X
OCLC Number: 825736766
Awards: Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Historical Fiction) 2013
Description: 83 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Japanese Tsunami, 2011
Responsibility: by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.

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While visiting his dad's hometown in Japan four months after his father's death, Ben and his family are swept away-and pulled apart-by a terrible tsunami.  Read more...

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