Eighteen years into the eruption of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, the Montserrat Volcano Observatory invited children and teenagers to submit stories with the theme A Volcano's Touch for its annual Creative Writing Competition. This collection features the 26 winning stories, accompanied by colourful illustrations. It is a one-of-a-kind storybook for children and adults, which takes the reader to fantastical worlds on volcanic adventures of all kinds, and also to exp and adults, which takes the reader to fantastical worlds on volcanic adventures of all kinds, and also to explore Montserrat, the beautiful Caribbean island where so many lives have been touched and forever changed by a volcano.… read more
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Includes stories of some of the world's most influential and admired people, focusing on the subject's early education and trainin...g, challenges faced on the job, important mentors, and career achievements. These volumes present information on each subject read more
A d nde se ha ido el angelito de Molly? Tras una feliz celebraci n Navide a, Molly toma al ngel de la punta del rbol de Navidad y ...lo lleva a su habitaci n. Cuando despierta la ma ana siguiente, el ngel se ha ido D nde podr estar? Mientras busca por toda la casa, Molly aprende que los ngeles son m s que simples decoraciones bonitas que se ponen en el rbol de Navidad. Cu ndo aparecer su ngel? Aver gualo en Mi Peque o Mensajero." read more
After his father's sudden death, fourteen-year-old Eli Sutton begins hiking the Appalachian Trail, a dangerous trek on which he is... pursued by park rangers and spirits, to fulfill his dream of reaching Mount Katahdin and carving his initials on the same tree as his father and grandfather. read more
When she hears her grouchy elderly neighbor playing his fiddle in his garden one morning, she decides to try to make friends. But ...is it possible for two people who seem so very different to find common ground? The old man and the young girl discover that read more
The animals living in the forest are surprised when a mountain suddenly explodes, covering the land in gritty warm ash and rocks t...hat make it unlivable for many plants and animals. Gopher survives in his underground burrow and gets to work, digging through the ash, and mixing it into the soil below. He works hard every day, and slowly some of the plants and animals return to the area. Will the forest ever be the same? Scientists spent years observing how life returned to the mountain following the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980. This fictionalized story is based on their surprising observations of how life returns to an area that has been totally changed or destroyed.2013 NSTA: Outstanding Science Trade Books 4-6 pg For Creative Minds educational section in the back40-60 pg cross-curricular Teaching Activities and 3 Interactive Quizzes available free on the book's homepageeBooks with Auto-Flip, Auto-Read and selectable English and Spanish text and audio read more
Life on Earth is never boring. What actually happens when Earth unleashes its fury? This title gives you an up-close look at the p...ower of our planet. With well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more, you'll know all you need to know about volcanoes! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. read more
A brand new reader program from Scholastic Discover More. The ability to read, understand, and interpret informational text will s...trongly predict success at school, college, and beyond. Scholastic Discover More Level 3 Readers prepare kids for their amazing journey into the world of information in print and on current and future digital platforms. Great subjects and amazing photos are delivered via provocative texts containing different points of view. Complex text hierarchies and infographics give kids the skills to tackle any real world information piece. 'Think about it' critical prompts encourages them to consider and challenge while technical vocabulary is expanded on spreads and in glossaries. A free, downloadable digital book features fun text-based questions and activities, and audio and video enhancements. Vetted by an editorial board including Common Core Standards experts. read more
Your world is about to change forever. Beneath your feet, a molten hell brews-and its boiling fury can no longer be contained with...in 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? And where were the deadliest eruptions in history? Students will find all the answers in detailed chapters on the science and history of nature's most primordial phenomena. Every young reader will respond to eyewitness accounts of landscapes suddenly alive with sulfuric gases, ashes spread across vast areas, and boiling hot lava consuming everything in its path. Prepare to be awestruck. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. read more
Provides information about volcanoes, how they form, where they are, how they erupt, the damage they can cause, and the ways we ca...n monitor them. read more
Paperback, Createspace, 2014, ISBN13 9781502324474, ISBN10 1502324474
Author: Gray-Wilburn, Renee/ Sotirovski, Aleksandar (ILT)Book Type: ENLanguage: ENGLISHPublish Date: 2012/01/01Publisher Name: Cap...stone Pr Inc read more
How do volcanoes erupt? What is lava and what happens when it cools? Where are the worldos biggest volcanoes? Just stay cool-and l...et Volcano Vulcan, Dragon Explorer, take you around the hot-spots National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. read more
Volcanoes can be dormant for many years. But when the pressure builds, watch out! Eruptions can be a powerful blast or a slow ooze.... Explore how volcanoes are formed and what causes an eruption. read more