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During the heart-stopping events of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, one boy struggles to make it out alive. The I Survived series continues with a terrifying recent international disaster.

Eleven-year-old Japanese American Owen has been in Japan for his sixth-grade year. By March he finally feels like he's getting the hang of the new culture, making friends at school, and feeling at home with the "weird" food. But early one morning, everything changes - and Owen suddenly finds himself just trying to survive one of history's most devastating disasters.

Audio extra: includes author's notes read by Lauren Tarshis!

©2013 Lauren Tarshis (P)2016 Scholastic Inc.

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  • amelia junt
  • 29-09-2020

wow

what a whopper of a story!!!!!!!! never a dull moment! at the edge of my seat !!

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  • David E Sonn JR
  • 10-01-2020

Great book I love it!

Book is amazing and I would read it again! Nice book!Great story!sad story too.

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  • Garrett
  • 15-12-2019

love this series

My daughter picked this out, we listened to it together and it was a very powerful and touching story.

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  • Edward dillon
  • 18-07-2019

great book, daughter loved it

she had to read it for school but we wasnt sure if it was gonna be a hit, and after a few pages, it was like she loved it, we are so happy to see her enjoy a book...

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  • Jerusha S Renstrom
  • 24-02-2019

I like Natural Disasters

I like natural disasters and learning science so it is really fun to me and I also like the music too so I really enjoyed it. - Orion 7yrs old

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  • Meg Walsh
  • 24-02-2017

I survived the Japanese tsunami,2011

I really liked it !!!it was fun to listen to , and I really like to listen to this series !I would also like to say how I like the way the author also gives some VERY interesting facts about whatever it is that she is writing about!!!!!!!!!😀

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