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The big wave

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Average Rating
Publisher:
HarperTrophy,
Pub. Date:
c1976, c1948.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile Score:
790
Fountas & Pinnell:
Q
Description

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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ISBN:
9780064401715
9780381999230
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.2, 2 Points
Lexile Score:
790
Fountas & Pinnell:
Q
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full_title big wave
author buck pearl s
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-10-21 08:14:33AM

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subject_facet Japan -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The big wave
title_full The big wave / Pearl S. Buck
title_short The big wave