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The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story

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4.3 out of 5
Based on 29 Ratings and 20 Reviews

Book Description
April 1, 1946 - an enormous tsunami wave strikes Hilo, Hawai'i, causing death and destruction. Even those islanders who are fortunate to have survived find their lives forever altered. Young Kimo loves his grandfather very much - they go everywhere together, sharing island stories and experiences. But there is one story his grandfather has yet to share and that is the reason behind their yearly pi... More
Book Information
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-101585363138
ISBN-13978-1585363131
Publication Date05/25/2007
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About Anthony D. Fredericks (Author) : Anthony D. Fredericks is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Anthony D. Fredericks include Mother Goose Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers (Reader... more
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About Trinka Hakes Noble (Author) : Trinka Hakes Noble is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Trinka Hakes Noble include Orange Shoes (General Alphabet), Pennsylvania Reader (State Readers), The Lege... more
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About Tammy Yee (Illustrator) : Author and artist Tammy Yee grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she explored tide pools, swam in streams, and wrote and illustrated spooky stories her teachers politely read. After she graduated from c... more
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Reader Comments
3/11/2008 Tammy Yee said:
Honor Awards winner for the 2008 Storytelling World Awards in the Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners category.

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I flew to Laupahoehoe in preparation for illustrating The Tsunami Quilt. It was dusk when I arrived--too dark to take good photos, but I wanted to view the site... more


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