Witness To Disaster: Volcanoes by Dennis Fradin
  

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Witness To Disaster: Volcanoes by Dennis Fradin

In the first chapter of WITNESS TO DISASTER: VOLANOES, readers are given a sense of what happens when a volcano is born. The authors have gathered together eyewitness accounts of the Volcano Paricutin, which allows us to follow along from the first crack in the cornfield to the monumental growth of a mountain towering 2000 feet in the sky, spewing smoke and ash for years after its first explosion. The following chapters alternate history with science. Readers will learn why volcanoes explode, what kinds of volcanoes there are, what scientists are doing to help people avoid getting hurt, the worst/biggest/deadliest volcanoes in history, and much more. The ample backmatter will allow a student to easily find the information needed to complete a report.

About the Author

Judith and Dennis Fradin have published over 150 books for children. They have won many awards, including the 2004 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book award for The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine. Their most recent National Geographic title 5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft s Flight from Slavery was named one of Chicago Public Library s Best Books of the Year, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and received a Blue Ribbon from the Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Dennis Fradin
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

8th August 2007

ISBN

9780792253761


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