by Chana Stiefel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531213537
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 160,698
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Out of the Blue

What caused the 2004 Indian ocean tsunami? 7

2 Tsunamis in Motion

What Makes Tsunamis so Big? 13

3 Surviving the Waves

How did a 10-year-old British girl become a hero? 21

Nature's Warning

What Clues Tell us that a tsunami is on its Way? 26

4 Cleaning Up

How can people help After a Disaster? 29

5 Preventing Future Disasters

What do Sand Dunes, Coral Reefs, and Mangrove Forests Have in Comon? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Improtant Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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