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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

May 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-8124-4916-9 / 978-0-440-84055-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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April 1986 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Big Wave (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-8085-7272-5 / 978-0-8085-7272-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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April 1986 : USA Turtleback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-606-00834-9 / 978-0-606-00834-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 1973 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-381-99923-8 / 978-0-381-99923-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

January 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Big Wave - Teacher Guide by Novel Units, Inc.
Author(s): Novel Units, Inc.
ISBN: 1-56137-120-3 / 978-1-56137-120-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Novel Units, Inc.
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1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S Buck
ISBN: 0-439-15610-6 / 978-0-439-15610-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
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April 1986 : USA Paperback
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-06-440171-5 / 978-0-06-440171-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 1969 : USA Paperback
Title: Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
ISBN: 0-590-08512-3 / 978-0-590-08512-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Big Wave
Author(s): Pearl S. Buck
Publisher: Open Road Media Young Readers
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