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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-22298-0

List Price: $31.00

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Pushed ashore by powerful earthquakes and other geological events, tsunamis are fast-moving, gigantic waves with the strength and size to wipe out entire towns. Readers will learn about some of history’s most devastating tsunamis and find out why they caused so much damage. They will also learn how experts predict tsunamis and what people can do to protect against these deadly waves.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647137
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 551.46'37
  • Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in studying and protecting against natural disasters
  • Colorful photos offer incredible views of these extreme events in action
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Sidebars highlight notable extreme events throughout history, unique ways of dealing with the effects of natural disasters, and much more
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com