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Eruption! : volcanoes and the science of saving lives / text by Elizabeth Rusch ; photographs by Tom Uhlman.

Rusch, Elizabeth. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780547503509 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0547503504 (hbk.)
  • Description: 76 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, [2013]

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/ 363.3495/Rusch (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Farms Children's Nonfiction Child QE 521.3 .R86 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Children's Nonfiction Child QE 521.3 .R86 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's / QE 521.3 .R86 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Children's Nonfiction J 551.21 RUSCH (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Children's Nonfiction J 551.2 Rusch (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Children's Nonfiction Child/ QE 521.3 .R86 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Children's Non-Fiction j 363.34 RUSCH (Text to phone) Checked out 04/06/2015
Salem State University Education Resource Area Educ. Res. QE 521.3 .R86 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Children's Nonfiction JUV 552.21 Rusch (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 75) and index.
Contents Note: Sleeping giant -- Never again -- Mount Pinatubo -- To evacuate or not to evacuate? -- Volcano training camp -- How do you watch a volcano you can't see? -- Mount Merapi's next move -- The mystery of the missing ash -- What happened here? -- Living and working in the shadow of a volcano -- Volcanic vocabulary.
Summary: 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.
Target Audience Note: Middle School
Grade 4-6
1000 Lexile
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader 6.9
Reading Counts! 8.5
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Volcanic eruptions > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Uhlman, Tom. (Photographer).

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Alternate Title: Volcanoes and the science of saving lives

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