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Witness to Disaster: Volcanoes

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Your world is about to change forever. Beneath your feet, a molten hell brews—and its boiling fury can no longer be contained within the Earth's thin crust. A farmer's field in Mexico is about to become the birthplace of the 2,000-foot high volcano known as Paracutin.


Volcanoes brings you the shocking first-person reports of those who have witnessed the violent rage of a volcanic eruption.


Why do volcanoes erupt? What strange, changed landscapes do they leave behind? How can scientists predict future volcanic activity? It's all in this spellbinding book!


  • Ages 8 to 11
  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • 9 1/8 x 10
  • © 2007

Judy and Dennis Fradin have collectively written over 150 books. This dynamic couple is well known for their carefully researched volumes recounting harrowing times in history.


Their many awards include the 2004 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book award for The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, and the School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery. Their most recent National Geographic title was Earthquakes.

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