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Asian Tsunami John Townsend

Asian Tsunami By John Townsend

Asian Tsunami by John Townsend


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Summary

On the morning after Christmas, 2004, scientists detected a major earthquake in the Indian Ocean. This tsunami would leave about 280,000 people dead and 1.5 million children homeless. Timelines, a glossary, ideas for research, and suggestions for future reading are included in this gripping read about this devastating natural disaster.

Asian Tsunami Summary

Asian Tsunami by John Townsend

On the morning after Christmas, 2004, scientists detected a major earthquake in the Indian Ocean. They had no idea it had triggered a deadly wave. This tsunami would leave about 280,000 people dead and 1.5 million children homeless. Learn about the largest aid operation in the history of the world and the miraculous survival of some of the people who were washed out to sea. This book explains why tsunamis occur and what can be done to minimize their damage. Timelines, a glossary, ideas for research, and suggestions for future reading are included in this gripping read about this devastating natural disaster.

About John Townsend

John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.

Additional information

GOR004368142
9781406202915
1406202916
Asian Tsunami by John Townsend
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education Limited
20060727
56
N/A
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