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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-22299-7

List Price: $31.00

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With jets of bright orange lava shooting into the air amidst clouds of ash, volcanic eruptions can be a beautiful sight. However, they can also be extremely damaging to the surrounding area. Readers will find out what causes different kinds of volcanoes to form and how eruptions work. They will also learn about some of history’s most devastating eruptions and how much damage they caused, as well as they methods experts use to predict and protect against eruptions.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647138
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 551.21
  • Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in studying and protecting against natural disasters
  • Colorful photos offer incredible views of these extreme events in action
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Sidebars highlight notable extreme events throughout history, unique ways of dealing with the effects of natural disasters, and much more
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com