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3.43  ·  Rating Details  ·  42 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Award-winning Australian author tells a remarkable story guaranteed to appeal to young readers. Noah's world is shattered when a tsunami sweeps his home away and he and his grandmother escape in a small boat. Lost at sea they rescue three animals, finally landing in a deserted cove surrounded by mountains. A month later Noah meets an ancient man and is given clues to help ...more
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Published September 22nd 2010 by stewart, robin
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Sho Nakagawa
Mar 25, 2014 Sho Nakagawa rated it really liked it
Can you imagine you had experienced tsunami, one of the most dangerous disasters? Off course, your life would never be the same.

Noah and his grandmother were almost hit by dangerous tsunami, but they managed to escape. They climbed on the roof just before tsunami hit them. Since tsunami swept their home away, they tried to escape in a small boat. They met three animals who must have escaped their homes, too. Noah and his grandmother finally found land. A stranger called Snow appeared. Will Noah
Jul 16, 2014 Kyle rated it liked it
Shelves: middle-school
This is a free book on our Nooks at school! I enjoyed reading this adventure story and learned a lot about the impact of tsunamis. If you've ever imagined yourself on a deserted island, this book will appeal to you. If you are an animal lover, you will also enjoy how the animals interact with the main character. There are some vocabulary words that seem to be unique to the setting of this book which was sometimes tricky but if you use context, you can usually figure out what the author is explai ...more
Apr 26, 2016 Jennifer added it
Shelves: science
We may not live by huge bodies of waters but it would be a great science project to learn about and demonstrate a tsunami simulator.
Shay Nelson
Dec 17, 2012 Shay Nelson rated it it was amazing
Noah and his grandmother hear cries from birds and they know something is going to happen so they head to the roof of there house and in to the boat that Noah's grandfather built just in case a tsunami. Noah and his grandmother end up on an island and they have been there for a while and Noah's grandmother is getting verry sick so he finds a man that lives in the wood's and his name is old man snow and he tells Noah how to get help and then he dies. Noah gets help and a ambulance gets his grandm ...more
Dee Renee  Chesnut
This ebook was free from Barnes and Noble when I downloaded it to my Nook library in April 2012.
This adventure story is for children so I recommend it to independent readers of chapter books for the story will hold their attention.
Ann Freeman
Jul 16, 2012 Ann Freeman rated it liked it
This is a children' s book, so not my typical sort of reading choice. As a children's book, however, I found it very good fo that audience.
Mar 28, 2012 Janie rated it it was amazing
it was preatty exiting and a good book!!!!! :)
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