The Big Wave

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, Jul 10, 2009 - Japan
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Kino lives on a farm on the side of a mountain in Japan. His friend, Jiya, lives in a fishing village below. Everyone, including Kino and Jiya, has heard of the big wave. No one suspects it will wipe out the whole village and Jiya's family, too. As Jiya struggles to overcome his sorrow, he understands it is in the presence of danger that one learns to be brave, and to appreciate how wonderful life can be. The famous story of a Japanese boy who must face life after escaping the tidal wave destruction of his family and village.

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Excellent! Pearl S Buck was a gifted writer. - Goodreads
The moral and the plot was great. - Goodreads
You will have to read the book to find out the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Baljeet Panaich - Goodreads

The big wave is a simple story of two boys living near the ocean. One of the best stories I have ever read; would stay with me always. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy Gentry - Goodreads

Really appreciated the themes and style of this book. Touching and thought-provoking. Looking forward to rereading with a pen in my hand. Read full review

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