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I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

ISBN: 0545459370

Title: I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Author: Lauren Tarshis

KDL Description:

J TARSHIS

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 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?

Amazon Description:

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?