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Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In Japan, as a provincial governor, his wife, and daughter Yuki, followed by 1,000 attendants, travel the historic Tokaido Road to the Shogun's palace in Edo, Yuki keeps up with her lessons by writing poems describing the journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Kuzki, Shaw

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nozomi's understanding of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 is transformed when she learns how those she knows and loves were affected by the event. Includes author's notes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2013

Gratz, Alan

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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Kadohata, Cynthia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KAD

Moore, Sandra.

Summary: Miyajima, a white pine, recounts how it grew nearly four hundred years ago, was made into a bonsai by a man named Itaro and cared for by his family, survived the bombing of Hiroshima, and was given to the National Arboretum in Washington in 1976.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOO

Myers, Tim (Tim Brian)

Summary: A famous Japanese poet is challenged by a fox to create his best haiku.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYE

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Newma

Myers, Tim (Tim Brian)

Summary: Tricked by a fox into giving up his share of cherries, a famous Japanese poet is inspired to write a haiku and the fox, ashamed of his actions, must devise another trick to set things right.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYE

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back in time to feudal Japan where the siblings learn about the ways of the Ninja.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FIG

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