The Big Wave

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, Jul 10, 2009 - Japan
6 Reviews
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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User Review  - Fusako - Goodreads

The copy of this book I was given to read from my teacher was an old, beat up book that was stapled together with tape all down the spine. This gave me a clear first impression of the book: that it ... Read full review

Review: The Big Wave

User Review  - Goodreads

The copy of this book I was given to read from my teacher was an old, beat up book that was stapled together with tape all down the spine. This gave me a clear first impression of the book: that it ... Read full review

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