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Tsunamis and other natural disasters : a nonfiction companion to High tide in Hawaii —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Designed for younger readers, this is an informative, fact-filled guide to all kinds of natural disasters.

Deadly waves : tsunamis —Wade, Mary Dodson.

Examines tsunamis, including how they form and where they occur, what scientists can do to predict them, and stories from survivors and witnesses to tsunamis around the world.

Earthquakes and tsunamis —Bone, Emily.

Presents information about trains and railroads, including the history of railroads, different types of trains, and famous trains.

The wake : the deadly legacy of a Newfoundland tsunami —MacIntyre, Linden, author.

From Linden MacIntyre comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in the wake of the November 18, 1929 tsunami that struck Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula. MacIntyre was born in St. Lawrence, NL. He now liv...

Inferno in Tokyo —Hering, Marianne, author.

After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake wil...

The impossible

Based on a true story of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compas...

Natural disasters —Watts, Claire, author.

What causes a hurricane to form? Can animals sense an impending earthquake? Explore the dangerous and destructive side of nature - the awesome powers of tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfire, volcanoes and more in th...

Bølgen = The wave

The experienced geologist Kristian Eikfjord has accepted a job offer out of town. He is getting ready to move from the city of Geiranger with his family, when he and his colleagues measure small geological changes in the...

Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship —Hatkoff, Isabella.

The story of the baby hippo rescued from a salt-water reef after the 2004 Tsunami, and the 130 year-old tortoise in the Haller Park animal sanctuary outside of Mombasa whom the baby hippo adopted as its new parent.

Kenta and the big wave —Ohi, Ruth.

When a devastating tsunami strikes Kenta's village his beloved soccer ball is swept away and washes up on a beach on the other side of the world.

The wave —Moffatt, Virginia, author.

A devastating tsunami is heading towards the Cornish coast. With no early warning and limited means of escape, many people won't get away in time. While the terrifying reality of the news hits home, one young woman posts...

The phone booth in Mr. Hirota's garden —Smith, Heather, 1968- author.

Inspired by the true story of the wind phone in Otsuchi, Japan, which was created by Itaru Sasaki, who had built the phone booth so he could speak to his cousin. The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011 destroyed the to...

I survived the Japanese tsunami, 2011 —Tarshis, Lauren, author.
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2016
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Visiting his dad's hometown in Japan four months after his father's death would be hard enough for Ben. But one morning the pain turns to fear: first, a massive earthquake rocks the quiet coastal village, nearly toppling...

Escaping the giant wave —Kehret, Peg.

When an earthquake creates a tsunami while thirteen-year-old Kyle is babysitting his sister during a family vacation at a Pacific Coast resort, he tries to save himself, his sister, and a boy who has bullied him for year...

Nation —Pratchett, Terry.

After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the t...

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