This book describes how tsunamis are formed, the damage they cause, and what people can do to protect themselves from this type of disaster. Readers will learn about the causes and devastation of tsunamis, including the 2004 tsunami that severely damaged many countries in Asia and killed hundreds of thousands of people. Series Features Attention-grabbing anecdotes open the first chapter and help draw in reluctant readers. Exciting on-site photography puts the reader where the action is. Series features include photos, diagrams, glossary, and resources.