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andlt;Bandgt;The worst vacation ever!andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Thirteen-year old Kyle thought spending a vacation on the Oregon coast with his family would be great. He'd never flown before, and he'd never seen the Pacific Ocean. andlt;BRandgt; Kyle's perfect vacation becomes a nightmare while he's babysitting his sister, BeeBee. An earthquake hits the coast and starts afire in their hotel. While fighting their way through smoke and flame, Kyle remembers seeing a sign at the beach that said after an earthquake everyone should go uphill and inland, as far from the ocean as possible. Tsunamis, giant waves that often follow earthquakes, can ride in from the sea and engulf anyone who doesn't escape fast enough. andlt;BRandgt; Can Kyle and BeeBee outwit and outrun nature's fury to save themselves from tsunami terror?

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Thirteen-year-old Kyle thought spending a vacation on the Oregon coast with his family would be great. But a tsunami strikes while he is babysitting his little sister, BeeBee. Now they must outwit nature's fury to save themselves.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689852732
Author:
Kehret, Peg
Publisher:
Aladdin
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Bullies
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
Action & Adventure - Survival Stories
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 3.955 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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