I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 (Paperback)

By Lauren Tarshis

Scholastic, 9780545459372, 83pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2013



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. But early one morning, everything changesNand Owen suddenly finds himself just trying to survive one of history's most devastating disasters.

About the Author

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.