Volcanoes – Book Review

Volcanoes – Book Review
A Level 3 Scholastic Science Reader- the volcano erupts sending ash and molten lava into the air.

Volcanoes by Lilly Wood

In this Level 3 book the reader will learn all about volcanoes. Stunning photography shows a volcano blowing its top and showering hot lava through the air. Learn that volcanoes are vents or openings from deep in the earth.

What happened when Mount St. Helens rumbled? … then bang! It erupted. After an eruption the mudslides start.

See photographs of a lava fountain from the Pu’u ‘O’o Volcano in Hawaii. In Hawaii there is a safe place to watch the eruptions and there are two kinds of lava.

What is a volcanologist? A scientist who studies volcanoes and sometimes even walks on erupting volcanoes.

What are pyroclastic flows?Boiling hot rivers of gas, ash and pumice that move at 150 miles per hour.

See photographs of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius, and Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines.
Learn how volcanoes also creates land and fertilizes the soil. Learn all about volcanoes with this book.

Scholastic Science Readers

• kindergarten and first grade
• ages 5 and 6
• who are just beginning to read

• first and second grades
• ages 6 and 7
• who are just beginning to read by themselves

• second and third grades
• ages 7 and 8
• who are comfortable reading alone

Scholastic Science Readers are specifically for beginning readers who enjoy exciting nonfiction. Beautiful photography throughout each book makes the natural world come alive in these outstanding books.


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Note: This book is from my personal library.

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