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About The Book

In this extraordinary photographic essay, Patricia Lauber details the Mount St. Helens eruption and the years following in Volcano: Eruption and Healing of Mt. St. Helen's.

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.

About The Author

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 30, 1986)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780027545005
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Lexile ® 830L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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Awards and Honors

  • Caldecott Honor Book
  • ALA Newbery Honor Book
  • CBC/NSTA Outstandng Science Book for Children
  • School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Horn Book Fanfare
  • Booklist Editors' Choice
  • ASPCA Henry Bergh Awrd Hnr Bk
  • Agatha Award Finalist
  • Arizona Young Reader Book Award
  • Booklist Best Of 80's
  • ALA Mildred L. Batchelder Award
  • African Studies Assn Children's Bk Award
  • Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award

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