Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Japan Earthquake Tsunami Disaster

Japan’s earthquake and tsunami have dominated the news for the past weeks. This is a bibliography of titles covering the topics of Japan, earthquakes and tsunamis, which are available at the South Sioux City Public Library.

For the youngest readers we have these books.
Tsunami! By Kamiko Kajikawa
Yuki and the One Thousand Carriers by Gloria Whelan
For those who are readers in third grade to eighth stories related to the Samurai were predominent .
Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz
In Darkness Death by Dorothy Hobbler
A Samurai Never Fears Death by Dorothy Hobbler
Seven Paths to Death by Dorothy Hobbler
Killing Sea by Richard Lewis
Dragons of the Red Dawn by Mary Pope Osborn
Chasing the Secret by Maya Snow
Sisters of the Sword by Maya Snow
Juvenile Nonfiction:
1000 Things You Should Know About Planet Earth by John Farndon
Tsunamis by Michael Woods
Tsunami: The True Story of an April Fools Day Disaster by Gail Karwoski
Rescued by Sandra Markle
How to Survive an Earthquake by Heather Montgomery
Hachiko : the true story of a loyal dog by Pamela Turner
The Art of Drawing Manga by Sergi Cámara
Pokemon: Diamond and Pearl Adventure! Shigekatsu Ihara
Draw Your Own Manga: Beyond the Basics by Haruno. Nagatomo
Skip-Beat Vol. 1 by Yoshiki Nakamura
Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
Drawing Manga Insects by Masaki Nishida
Draw Manga by Christopher Hart
Anime by Hal Marcovitz
You Wouldn’t Want to be a Samurai! A Deadly Career You Would Rather Not Pursue by Fiona McDonald
The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Valerie Bodden
Hiroshima by R.G. Grant
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Fire from the Sky by Andrew Langley
Himeji Castle: Japan’s Samurai Past by Jacqueline Ball
Samurai by Caroline Leavitt
Japan in Pictures by Allison Behnke
Juvenile Biography

Princess Kiko of Japan by Tim O’Sheii
Young Adult Fiction
Nation by Terry Pratchett
Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury
The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa
Young Adult Nonfiction
Naturo by Maashi Kishimoto
Mikansei No. 1 Vol. 2 by Majiko
Yumekui Kenbun : Nightmare Inspector by Shin Mashiba
Death Note by Tsugumi. Oba

Adult Fiction
The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golding
The 47th Samura by Stephen Hunter
Fire and Ice by Anne Stuart
Nonfiction
A public betrayed : an inside look at Japanese media atrocities and their warnings to the West by Adam Gamble
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books not Bombs in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson
The Trouble with Boys by Peg Tyre
The Wave: In Pursuit of Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey
Ooku: the Inner Chambers by Fumi Yoshinaga
Yalta: The Price of Peace by Serhii Plokhy
Unbroken: a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker
A crack in the edge of the world: America and the great California earthquake of 1906 by Simon Winchester
Music CDs
Dreamland: World Lullabies and Soothing Songs by Putumayo World Music
DVDs
Flags of Our Fathers
Letters from Iwo Jima
Lost in Translation
Memoirs of a Geisha
You Only Live Twice

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