Volcanoes!: Mountains of Fire

Volcanoes!: Mountains of Fire

Doug Knutson, Eric Arnold

Language: English

Pages: 7

ISBN: B004CAGJTA

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Step Into Reading - Level 4

A volcano could be called a sleeping mountain--that is, until it wakes up! What is it like to witness the eruption of one of nature's majestic time bombs? Young readers can learn what makes volcanoes "tick," and read about some of the most famous eruptions in history.

Written by Eric Arnold, illustrated by Doug Knutson

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Text copyright © 1997 by Eric Arnold. Illustrations copyright © 1997 by Doug Knutson. All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House LLC, New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, Penguin Random House Companies. stepintoreading.com Educators and librarians, for a variety of teaching tools, visit us at randomhouse.com/teachers Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Arnold,

Eric. Volcanoes! : mountains of fire / by Eric Arnold ; illustrated by Doug Knutson. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A step 4 book) Originally published: New York : Random House, c1997, in series: Step into reading. Step book. SUMMARY: Describes the eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state in 1980 and provides a simple explanation of how and why volcanoes erupt. Trade Paperback ISBN: 0-679-88641-9 — ISBN 0-679-98641-3 (lib. bdg.) 1. Volcanoes—Juvenile literature. [1. Volcanoes.] I.

Eric. Volcanoes! : mountains of fire / by Eric Arnold ; illustrated by Doug Knutson. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A step 4 book) Originally published: New York : Random House, c1997, in series: Step into reading. Step book. SUMMARY: Describes the eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state in 1980 and provides a simple explanation of how and why volcanoes erupt. Trade Paperback ISBN: 0-679-88641-9 — ISBN 0-679-98641-3 (lib. bdg.) 1. Volcanoes—Juvenile literature. [1. Volcanoes.] I.

to do, because each eruption is different and some happen without warning! It is dangerous work, but many lives can be saved from what volcanologists discover. The lessons learned from the Mount St. Helens eruption helped scientists to predict the eruption of Mount Pinatubo (pin-uh-TOO-bo) in the Philippines in 1991. The eruption of Mount Pinatubo was eight times bigger than that of Mount St. Helens. People were moved to safe places before the eruption happened. Though about 200 people died,

root. Bluebirds and woodpeckers returned and nested in the dead trees. For mealtime, there were plenty of ladybugs and ants to eat. Small animals such as gophers came back. Gophers make tunnels that bring good soil to the top. Herds of elk and deer returned from far away to feed on the new growth on bushes. And many of the people of Mount St. Helens returned to their homes or built new ones after the eruption. Viola and Harry McNutt’s house wasn’t destroyed during the eruption. But

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