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I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Series: I Survived (Book #8)
by Lauren Tarshis

The disaster felt around the world...

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 home. Can he fight hard enough to survive one of the most epic disasters of all time?

Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
650L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Adventure, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Lauren Tarshis Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and 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."

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