Hotaka, Series: Through My Eyes Natural Disaster Zones – Heffernan, John

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Series: Through My Eyes Natural Disaster Zones</p>

Title

Hotaka Series: Through My Eyes Natural Disaster Zones

Author

Heffernan, John

Publisher

Allen & Unwin

Published Date

2017

Annotation

Hotaka and his school friends are devastated by an earthquake in Japan, followed by a tsunami. Based on actual events in March 2011, these terrible times allow readers to experience the havoc such catastrophes create and to feel the frustration when little progress is made to speed recovery. Japanese culture features strongly with the friendship between the three children revealing their support for each other and ongoing battle against a corrupt government.

Key Concepts

Friendship, History, Racial identity, Resilience

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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