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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.

1948 Children’s Book Award (Child Study Association)






 
Used availability for Pearl S Buck's The Big Wave


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Hardback Editions

April 1986 : Library Binding
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0808572725 / 9780808572725 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 1986 : Hardback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0812449169 / 9780812449167 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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January 1973 : Library Binding
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0381999238 / 9780381999230 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada / Other
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Paperback Editions

1999 : Paperback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S Buck
ISBN: 0439156106 / 9780439156103 (USA, UK, or Canada (English speaking) edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
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February 2000 : Paperback
Title: Big Wave: Grade 7-8
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 1561371203 / 9781561371204 (USA edition)
Publisher: Novel Units
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April 1986 : Paperback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0064401715 / 9780064401715 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 1969 : Paperback
Title: Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0590085123 / 9780590085120 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : Kindle edition
Title: The Big Wave: A Novel
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: B008F4NQ86
Publisher: Open Road Media Young Readers
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