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Disaster in the Indian Ocean, tsunami 2004 / John A. Torres.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J909 TORR (Text) 39231031197250 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J 909 TOR (Text) 70621000409379 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 158415344X (lib. bd.)
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2005]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The ocean moved -- Aftermath -- The world responds -- Hope and miracles -- What's next?
Summary, etc.:
The disaster in the Indian Ocean started with a massive undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia. What followed was a surge of water called a tsunami that killed thousands of people in nearly a dozen countries. Water rose up miles inland and destroyed everything in its path. Children were ripped from their parents' arms, husbands and wives were lost to each other forever. This is their story. But more importantly, this is a story of hope, of how people woke up to destroyed cities and missing children and did not give up. They showed what they were made of by licking their wounds and then trying to find their lives again. This is also the story of how the world responded with the biggest humanitarian effort in history. Countries from all over the world sent money, food, water, soldiers, and doctors. Nothing like this has ever happened in our world before, and although the world responded in a big way, hopefully it will never happen again.
Subject: Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004 > Juvenile literature.
Tsunamis > Indian Ocean > Juvenile literature.
Search and rescue operations > Indian Ocean > Juvenile literature.
Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004.
Tsunamis.
Rescue work.

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