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Oxtra, Cristina

Summary: While vacationing in Thailand for the holidays, Tara and her mother are thrown into survival mode when a massive tsunami sweeps through Phuket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Lace, William W.

Summary: Describes the events the occurred during the tsunami in the Indian Ocean in 2004, from the disaster itself and the damage that was caused to the rescue efforts of the international community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2008

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Lewis, Richard

Summary: In the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami in Sumatra, two teenagers, American Sarah and Acehnese Ruslan, meet and continue together their arduous climb inland, where Ruslan hopes to find his father and Sarah seeks a doctor for her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LEW

Funk, Joe

Summary: " ... officially documents in unforgettable words and pictures the inspirational stories of people surviving against impossible odds, heroic acts crossing all boundaries of gender, age and nationality, and a planet ignoring its artificial boundaries to come together"--from p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.463 Funk

Summary: On 12/26/04 a series of tidal waves killed thousands and devastated communities around the Indian Ocean. With around 100 tsunamis striking the world's coastlines each decade, Nova investigates what made the recent event so powerful and catastrophic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TSU

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2013

Watts, Naomi

Summary: While vacationing in Thailand in December 2004, a family overcomes impossible odds to survive the Indian Ocean tsunami and find each other after becoming separated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IMP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IMP RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Im

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE IMP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IMP

Deraniyagala, Sonali.

Summary: A memoir of the author's experiences as a survivor of the 2004 tsunami that killed her parents, husband, and two young sons recounts her struggles with profound grief and survivor's guilt and her gradual steps toward healing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DERANIYAGALA, SONALI DER

Martinez-Neal, Juana

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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Rissman, Rebecca

Summary: In "narrative nonfiction format, this ... book follows a selection of people who experienced the 2011 Japan Tsunami"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.34 RIS

Bundy, Tamara

Summary: Caring for a runt lamb helps Pixie gain empathy when, in the 1940s, her family moves to her grandparents' farm and her sister Charlotte contracts polio and is sent away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUN

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Rajurkar, Anuradha D.

Summary: Rani Kelkar never lied to her parents-- until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in-- his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art-- make him her mother's worst nightmare. When Oliver's troubled home life unravels, he starts to ask more of Rani than she knows how to give. When a twist of fate leads Rani from Evanston, Illinois to Pune, India for a summer, she has a reckoning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Allende, Isabel.

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ALL

Rylant, Cynthia

Summary: In 1972, Flora Smallwood, nine, copes with her parents' separation with the help of her friends, Yury and Nessie, a new pet, and the familiar routines of life in Rosetown, Indiana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION RYL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rylant 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RYL

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Menon, Sandhya

Summary: Pinky Kumar wears the social justice warrior badge with pride. From raccoon hospitals to persecuted rock stars, no cause is too esoteric for her to champion. But a teeny tiny part of her also really enjoys making her conservative, buttoned-up corporate lawyer parents cringe. Samir Jha might have a few...quirks remaining from the time he had to take care of his sick mother, like the endless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MEN

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Sorell, Traci

Summary: "At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOR

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Discusses the devastating March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami it spawned, examining the extent of the damage to the country and its people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 952.0512 LUS

Brezenoff, Steven.

Summary: Transported back to the Titanic shortly after the collision, Tucker and Maya have to try and convince people that the supposedly unsinkable ship is actually sinking--can they find Liam and his parents and get them and the other third-class passengers to the lifeboats in time?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRE

Treuer, David

Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 TRE

Summary: Kenai, a young Native American boy who wants to be a man, sets out to take revenge after his older brother is killed by a mother bear protecting her cubs. When Kenai finds himself magically transformed into the creature he hates most, a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps while learning some life lessons. In his quest to return to human form, he is befriended by a talkative bear...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BRO

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BRO

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