In the open ocean, tsunamis seem small and harmless. But a whole column of water is moving, measuring many miles to the ocean floor. By the time a tsunami reaches the shore, it transforms into a monster! With waves that can reach over 50 feet, a tsunami can level houses like a bulldozer, toss cars like toothpicks, and destroy everything in its path. Learn all about the world's deadliest tsunamis and what to do to keep safe if you ever encounter one! This title will allow student to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.