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I survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 —Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Visiting his dad's hometown in Japan four months after his father's death would be hard enough for Ben. But one morning the pain turns to fear. First, a massive earthquake rocks the quiet coastal village, nearly toppling...

My almost flawless Tokyo dream life —Cohn, Rachel, author.

On her sixteenth birthday, Elle Zoellner leaves the foster care system to live with the father she never knew in Tokyo, Japan.

Temple alley summer —Kashiwaba, Sachiko, 1953- author.

"From renowned Japanese children's author Sachiko Kashiwaba, Temple Alley Summer is a fantastical and mysterious adventure featuring the living dead, a magical pearl, and a suspiciously nosy black cat named Kiriko. Kazu ...

The Star Festival —Ritchie Hadley, Moni, author.

As five-year-old Keiko and her eighty-five year old Obi, or grandmother, excitedly prepare to celebrate the Star Festival, Tanabata Matsuri, Obi tells the story of Tanabata. Includes information about the festival and ho...

When the sakura bloom —Togo, Narisa, 1987- author, illustrator.

Why do the Japanese make such a fuss over cherry blossom season? Sure, they're beautiful, but is there something deeper that the rest of us are missing? When the Sakura Bloom by Nariso Togo sheds light on the cultural si...

The way of the samurai —Stilton, Geronimo, author.

When Wild Willie showed up at my door and invited me to travel with him to Japan, I jumped at the chance. We were in search of an ancient, legendary samurai scroll that holds the secret to a long-lost fighting technique....

Attack of the ninja frogs —Vernon, Ursula, author.

When Suki the salamander -- the new foreign exchange student -- is being stalked by ninja frogs, Danny, Wendell the iguana, and Suki travel to Great-grandfather Dragonbreath's home in mythical Japan to find a solution fo...

Tokyo ever after —Jean, Emiko, author.

After learning that her father is the Crown Prince of Japan, Izumi travels to Tokyo, where she discovers that Japanese imperial life--complete with designer clothes, court intrigue, paparazzi scandals, and a forbidden ro...

Kenta and the big wave —Ohi, Ruth.

When a devastating tsunami strikes Kenta's village his beloved soccer ball is swept away and washes up on a beach on the other side of the world.

The mystery of the masked medalist —Shibutani, Maia, 1994- author.

Accompanying their journalist parents to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, twelve-year-old Andy Kudo and his eleven-year-old sister Mika find themselves immersed in an augmented reality game developed by a former Olympi...

The master puppeteer —Paterson, Katherine.

A thirteen-year-old boy describes the poverty and discontent of eighteenth century Osaka and the world of puppeteers in which he lives.

A postcard from Japan —Friedman, Laurie B., 1964- author.

"Twins Camila and Carlos find a postcard in their mailbox from a girl in Japan, and they set off on a magical adventure to see her country."-- Publisher's website.

Mac cracks the code —Barnett, Mac, author.

The Queen of England calls on Mac B. once again! This time, Mac must crack a secret code that has been recovered from a double agent. A series of clues leads Mac to France, and then to Japan, where he comes face-to-face ...

Kazunomiya : prisoner of heaven —Lasky, Kathryn.

Princess Kazunomiya, half-sister of the Emperor of Japan, relates in her diary and in poems the confusing events occurring in the Imperial Palace in 1858, including political and romantic intrigue.

Silver spoon. 6 —Arakawa, Hiromu, 1973- author, artist.
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"Amid the whirlwind of festival preparations, the newest members of the Equestrian Club face their first riding competition. Having always been laser focused on his studies, Hachiken has never been tested in a sporting e...

Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro —Preus, Margi.

In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs ...

Grass sandals : the travels of Basho —Spivak, Dawnine.

A simple retelling of the travels of seventeenth-century Japanese poet, Basho, across his island homeland. Includes examples of the haiku verses he composed.

Natsumi's song of summer —Weston, Robert Paul, author.

"Two young cousins who are separated by language, continent and culture meet for the first time when Jill's family travels from America to Japan to stay with Natsumi's family during the summer holidays. Natsumi's nervous...

Yoko's paper cranes —Wells, Rosemary.

When Yoko moves from Japan to California, she decides to make and send origami cranes to her grandmother for her birthday.

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