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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VOLCANO: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. HelensUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Before opening this splendid record, prepare to be absorbed by the dramatic account of the eruption, intrigued by the variety of lite that survived or quickly colonized the devastated area, and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BrittanyH - LibraryThing
This book tells the story of how Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980 in Washington State. The book is best for grades 4-8. The information in the book is factual and tells the story of the eruption and ... Read full review
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