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Up From the Sea

Up From the Sea

  • Title: Up From the Sea
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  • ISBN : 9780553534764
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  • Page : 272 pages


A novel in verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village On that fateful day, Kai loses nearly everyone and everything he cares about in the storm When he s offered a trip to New York to meet kids whose lives were changed by 9 11, Kai realizes he also has a chance to look for his estranged American father Visi A novel in verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village On that fateful day, Kai loses nearly everyone and everything he cares about in the storm When he s offered a trip to New York to meet kids whose lives were changed by 9 11, Kai realizes he also has a chance to look for his estranged American father Visiting Ground Zero on its tenth anniversary, Kai learns that the only way to make something good come out of the disaster back home is to return there and help rebuild his town Running through my ruined town, pack flapping like wings against my back. Plowing through blocks strewn with heaps of refrigeratorsblackboardsbicyclestaxis bustedpianosshelvesdesksstairs allmixedtogether in a marshland grave.


Author Leza Lowitz

I m a California girl living in Tokyo, where I write and run a yoga studio For over two decades, I ve been charting my quest in twenty books in many genres I hope I m just getting started.I m interested in ideas of identity and history How is culture shaped, and how are we shaped by it All of my books deal with notions of finding home Up from the Sea, my debut Young Adult novel in verse abou




Up From the Sea Reviews (31)

  • I m grateful to have completed my reading goal of the year 100 books with this heartrending novel in verse Up From the Sea follows the life of how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village What could possibly hurt me than this quakealready has On that [..]

  • In this dangerous world that we live in, where hatred and violence and natural disasters sometimes collide to almost overwhelm us, we each can help in some way Marsha BlackburnLeza Lowitz, an American author residing in Tokyo, pens her new YA verse novel , Up From the Sea that narra [..]

  • Such a quick read, but also an emotionally gripping and powerfully inspiring one as well Books like this lingers on the edges of my heart and makes me immensely grateful for this little life of mine Gifting it to my nieces. [..]

  • I still don t know what to rate the book but here is my review for it Flipping throughthe pages My heartracing, hoping Kai will survive.Hoping I will survive.Coping seems hard and Ihurt for Kai Poor baby.Can I shelter him Probably not.Pretty words thatpop off the page Pages that flipby fast.Emotions [..]

  • Good, but perhaps better for a slightly younger audience. [..]

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