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Tsunamis are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why tsunamis occur, how the Tsunami Warning System works, and how to survive a tsunami. Where historic tsunamis occurred, including Indonesia in 2004, Chile in 2010, and Japan's Hokkaido island in 2001, are also discussed. Features include full-color photos, easy-to-read text, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051160, JNF037070, JNF037080
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint A&D Xtreme
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781617832635, 9781614785873
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 551.46
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 150338
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Tsunamis, Earthquakes (Forces of Nature) – Library Media Connection

Both books reviewed begin by explaining why certain forces of nature occur. They include several pages of photos and information about famous incidents and the devastation that occurred as a result. Both conclude with some tips for how to survive should the reader be involved in an earthquake or tsunami. By visiting the publisher’s website and following the related book links, students can learn more current information. The titles provide a good basic introduction to major forces of nature. Recommended

Forces of Nature – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

. . . there is credible content that includes scales of measurement, e.g., the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, the Fujita Scale, the Richter Scale, etc., as well as interesting “Xtreme Fact” text boxes, which are scattered throughout the volumes. Accounts of historical occurrences-such as the recent earthquake in Japan, a tsunami in Chile, and floods in North Dakota-are given. Each book includes survival tips. The content is wide-ranging. . . .

Author: S.L. Hamilton