Scott Foresman Reading: Trade book library resource guide. Grade 6

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 31, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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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. Helens

User 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

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User 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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Patricia Lauber is the author of the Around-the-House series and more than 125 other books for young people. Her Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of St. Helens was a Newbery Honor Book. She lives with her husband and two cats, Beemer and MeToo, in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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