A wealthy old man sacrifices his lands and possessions in order to save villagers from an impending tsunami. "A visually powerful and dramatic tribute."--Kirkus, starred review.
Common Core Alignment:
RL.3.7. Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
ALA Notable Book