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Surviving the tsunami : hear my story / Sarah Eason.

Eason, Sarah, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Disaster diaries.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Bookmobile BKM J551 EAS (Text) 39230032055293 Bookmobile Books Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL J 551.46 EAS (Text) 30419101527712 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778769910
  • ISBN: 9780778771197
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tsunamis and their victims -- Aditya's story: the tsunami hits -- Trails of destruction -- The causes of tsunamis -- Aditya's story: in the water -- How tsunamis work -- Aditya's story: after the wave -- Where tsunamis happen -- Danger zones -- Aditya's story: at the hospital -- How science can fight tsunamis -- Protecting people -- Aditya's story: rebuilding our lives -- Glossary -- Learning More.
Summary, etc.:
"In 2004, powerful waves from a tsunami in the Indian Ocean hit Indonesia killing hundreds of thousands of people and causing widespread devastation. Based on the experiences of many tsunami victims, this fictional story follows Aditya and his mother who survived the tsunami on the island of Sumatra, but have no home to return to and must rely on the help of charity workers. Interspersed with facts and case studies about what causes tsunamis, this narrative tells a story common to many people who have had to flee and rebuild their lives after losing their homes, possessions, and sometimes, loved ones"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11.
Grades 4-6.
1000L Lexile
Subject: Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004 > Juvenile literature.
Disaster victims > Indonesia > Juvenile literature.
Disaster relief > Indonesia > Juvenile literature.

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