Tsunami

A tsunami is a series of waves which can sometimes hit land with disastrous consequences. A tsunami is formed when a large amount of water is moved quickly, such as after an earthquake or volcanic eruption under the sea.

For more on other natural disasters, see the features on Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Volacnoes , and Weather.

I survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

I survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Lauren Tarshis
Historical Fiction
For ages 8 to 10
Scholastic, 2013   ISBN: 978-0545459372
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The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather’s Story

The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather’s Story

Anthony D. Fredericks
Illustrator:  Tammy Yee 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Sleeping Bear Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1585363131
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Tsunami Warning

Tsunami Warning

Taylor Morrison
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 10
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2007   ISBN: 978-0618734634
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Eyewitness: Natural Disasters

Eyewitness: Natural Disasters

Claire Watts
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 10 and up
DK CHILDREN, 2006   ISBN: 0756620732
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The Killing Sea

The Killing Sea

Richard Lewis
Fiction
For ages 12 to and up
Simon and Schuster, 2006   ISBN: 978-1416911654
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