Scott Foresman Reading: Trade book library resource guide. Grade 6
May 18, 1980, 8:32 A.M.:
An earthquake suddenly triggered an avalanche on Mount St. Helens, a volcano in southern Washington State. Minutes later, Mount St. Helens blew the top off its peak and exploded into the most devastating volcanic eruption in U.S. history.
What caused the eruption? What was left when it ended? What did scientists learn in its aftermath?
In this extraordinary photographic essay, Patricia Lauber details the Mount St. Helens eruption and the years following. Through this clear accurate account, readers of all ages will share the awe of the scientists who witnessed both the power of the volcano and the resiliency of life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - biancagrhm - LibraryThing
The message shows the eruption of Mt. Saint Helen. The book could be used in third to fifth grade in a science lesson over volcanoes and what causes a volcano to erupt. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mmg020 - LibraryThing
This is a great book to introduce about the story of Mount St. Helens. It is nonfiction but keeps the viewer interested with the details and photos this book entails. Great example of how interesting nonfiction can be and to tell about the historical story of Mount St. Helens. Read full review
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