Book Reviews of The Big Wave (Ready-to-Go Classroom Library, Grade 4)

The Big Wave (Ready-to-Go Classroom Library, Grade 4)
The Big Wave - Ready-to-Go Classroom Library, Grade 4
Author: Pearl S. Buck
ISBN-13: 9780439156103
ISBN-10: 0439156106
Publication Date: 7/2009
Pages: 57
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is used in Sonlight Core 5.
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A story of courage in the face of loss: a young boy finds courage and support in the family of his best friend in the aftermath of a tsunami
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This is a short story, set in Japan, targeted to children. When a tidal wave wipes out a fishing village, the survivors must learn to understand the meaning of death and life as they live with the constant threat of volcanic eruption and tidal wave.
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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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This book is used in Sonlight Core 5.
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terrific book for 5th grade through 8th grade students!
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