Eruption!

Eruption!

Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives

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An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013
ISBN: 0547503504 (hbk.)
9780547503509 (hbk.)
Branch Call Number: J363.3495 RUS
Characteristics: 76 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Uhlman, Tom - Photographer

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Is there a way to tell when a volcano is up about to erupt and how violent it will be? Follow volcanologists Andy Lockhart and John Pallister as they risk their lives trying to find answers to these questions. Color photos.

Is there a way to tell when a volcano is up about to erupt and how violent it will be? Follow volcanologists Andy Lockhart and John Pallister as they risk their lives trying to find answers to these questions. Color photos.

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LibrarianDestinee
Oct 25, 2013

There are lots of volcano books for kids, but I'd venture to say this is the best (especially for ages 9 to 12). The true danger of volcanoes has never been so palpable on the page. Wonderfully written, with awesome photography, and packed with information, I imagine this will inspire some future vulcanologists.

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