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I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

By Lauren Tarshis   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545459372 Paperback
112 Pages | 5.24" x 7.58" | Ages 7 to 10

One boy struggles to survive during the heart-stopping events of the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

Eleven-year-old Japanese-American Owen has been in Japan for his sixth grade year. By March he finally feels like he's getting the hang of the new culture, making friends at school and feeling at home with the "weird" food. But early one morning, everything changes - and Owen suddenly finds himself just trying to survive one of history's most devastating disasters.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for the I Survived series

"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." -Kirkus

"This is a gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." -School Library Journal

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -Booklist

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