“The book really makes you feel like you’re right there!” —Elliott
by Traci Swain
Do your students love suspenseful, action-packed, on-the-edge-of-your-seat stories? The Book Boys certainly do!
This week, Allister, Elliott, and Max read I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis—another installment in the kid-favorite historical-fiction series—which follows a boy, named Ben, who survives one of the most powerful earthquakes in history and the resulting tsunami.
Watch this video with your students to discover some incredible facts the guys learned while reading…and why they think your students will love this book that explores the meaning of resilience.
Please share on Facebook and Instagram how you plan to use I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 or the I Survived series with your class. The Scholastic Book Clubs community would love to hear from you, so be sure to use the hashtag #ScholasticBookClubs.
Allister, Elliott, and Max are three friends who work at Scholastic Book Clubs and love books—and they want to share the joy of reading with your students! Every week, you can find the Book Boys here on the blog in a brand-new fun, educational, and engaging video about the Book of the Week. Play their videos in your classroom (or at home) to help your students connect to the story and explore the exciting world of reading.
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