I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren TarshisI Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis

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

byLauren Tarshis

Paperback | August 27, 2013

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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.

LAUREN TARSHIS is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, ...
Title:I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.58 × 5.24 × 0.27 inPublished:August 27, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545459370

ISBN - 13:9780545459372


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for kids An easy read that helps kids understand historical events
Date published: 2017-05-25

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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