I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 (I Survived #8): Volume 8 by Tarshis, Lauren

I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 (I Survived #8): Volume 8

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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?

Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Published: 08/27/2013
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.15lbs
Size: 7.40h x 5.20w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780545459372
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.6
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 162034 / I Survived: The Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Award: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Silver Medal Winner

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2013 pg. 118

About the Author
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.