The Big Wave

The Big Wave

Book - 1976
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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.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 1976
ISBN: 9780381999230
Branch Call Number: BUCK
Characteristics: 78 p. : ill


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vernessa7 May 02, 2013

A little sad a little scary and very adventurous by michael


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vernessa7 May 02, 2013

A big wave happens a kino's friend's mother father and brother dies in the big michael


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