New York: Scholastic, 1999. 1st. Paperback. 1st Scholastic printing w/ full number line. 5.25"x7.625"x.25"; 57 pages. Previous owner's name inscribed & scratched out on inside cover and flyleaf; otherwise, no markings/writing throughout; pages are tanning. Cover is in great shape w/ little shelfwear. Spine straight and binding tight. Used - VeryGood. Item #10574
"Kino lives on a farm on the side of a mountain in Japan. His friend, Jiya, lives in a fishing village below. Everyone, including Kino and Jiya, has heard of the big wave. No one suspects it will wipe out the whole village and Jiya's family, too. As Jiya struggles to overcome his sorrow, he understands it is in the presence of danger that one learns to be brave, and to appreciate how wonderful life can be..."-Goodreads.