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"Tsunami! Run!" The bright December day dawns like any other, and the Ramakrishnan family goes about their daily business as usual. Their scruffy yellow dog, Selvakumar, however, feels something strange in the air. Soon, a low rumbling sound fills the village, and Papa climbs on the roof to see a wall of water rushing toward the shore.

The family scrambles to outrun the hu
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Shens Books
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
Very realistic story, based on a true event, about a dog that saves its people from the tsunami of 2004 in India. It nicely illustrates the way animals can sense weather and geologic events. Great for science classes studying tsunamis.
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The true story of a dog who saves his family from the 2004 tsunami in India. Includes beautifully painted watercolor pictures.
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Set in India and refers to the tsunami that devastated the country. Also has a life saving dog featured in the book.
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A picture book about a young boy saved from drowning in the tsunami by his dog. Suitable even for very young children.
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Kroll has written numerous children's books since her career started in the mid-80's. Her first book was published in 1992. She started writing when she had her fourth child. Before that, she taught elementary school in Buffalo, NY. She also has written a number of books under the pseudonym Melrose Cooper to mask her tremendous output in so short a time.
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