A giant wave of water is so powerful and savage that it can tear houses off foundations, uproot trees, and easily sweep people away. Tsunamis are truly frightening and destructive natural disasters. Readers will read about how these waves of water form and see photographs of damage from the worst tsunamis in history. They'll also learn about advances in science that may help protect people from tsunamis in the future.
* Reviews *Series Review: Angry EarthThis series will draw in reluctant readers with its emphasis on destruction and spectacular photos, while the informative content and simple diagrams make it a strong introduction to earth science. Interesting tidbits and historical accounts of both lesser- and well-known disasters enhance the scientific facts. . .the many photos capture both the adrenaline of these forces of nature as well as the destruction they cause.School Library Journal