Multcolib School Corps Picks Volcanoes Grade 5

Volcanoes Journey to the Crater's Edge By Bourseiller, Philippe (Book - 2003 ) j 551.21 B776vj 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Over thirty photographs and accompanying text reveal the facts about the world's volcanoes.

Investigating Volcanoes
Investigating Volcanoes By Claybourne, Anna (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 C6221i 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes volcanoes, how they form, the damages they cause, and supervolcanoes.

Into the Volcano
Into the Volcano By Donovan-O'Meara, Donna (Book - 2005 ) j 551.21 D687i 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Get up close and personal with some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes through the eyes of volcano researcher Donna O'Meara. The author describes some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes and the work she does as a volcano researcher.

Volcanoes By Fradin, Judith Bloom (Book - 2007 ) j 551.21 F799v 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation: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?

Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes By Ganeri, Anita (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 G1966e 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations
Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics By George, Linda (Book - 2003 ) j 551.136 G348p 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Plate Tectonics is the study of the forces that cause continental drift. When tectonic plates collide or move apart, mountains are formed, volcanoes erupt, and earthquakes occur. These huge plates move one to four inches a year, yet we see and experience effects of that movement every day.

Volcano! By Fradin, Judith Bloom (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 F799vi 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses volcanoes, why they erupt, the damage they cause, and what science can do to predict their eruptions, and includes true stories of encounters with volcanoes.

Violent Volcanoes
Violent Volcanoes By Jennings, Terry J. (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 J544v 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses volcanoes and how they work using dynamic full-color photographs, cutaway diagrams, maps, statistics, and case studies.

Volcano The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens By Lauber, Patricia (Book - 1993 ) j 551.21 L366v Available in some locations

Annotation:This is a spectacular book; Lauber's narrative describing the eruption, aftermath, and gradual return of life to the Mount St. Helens slopes devastated by the 1980 eruption is anchored with stellar color photographs that show each phase of the destruction and the healing.

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis Projects and Principles for Beginning Geologists By Levy, Matthys (Book - 2009 ) j 551.2 L668e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Can animals "predict" earthquakes? How have various cultures explained the movement of the earth throughout history? and Why do some volcanoes ooze rivers of lava while others blow their tops?

Volcanoes By Netzley, Patricia D. (Book - 2003 ) j 551.21 N476v 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Volcanoes have been erupting since the beginning of the Earth's formation. They have captured humankind's attention with their awesome power and beauty. This anthology covers the science and study of volcanoes, some of the major volcanic disasters, and some of what has been and is being developed to avert potential catastrophe.

Investigating Volcanic Eruptions
Investigating Volcanic Eruptions By René, Ellen (Book - 2009 ) j 551.21 R399i 2009 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains how and why volcanoes erupt and how these eruptions change the shape of Earth over time.

Eruption! Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives By Rusch, Elizabeth (Book - 2013 ) j 363.3495 R951e 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team, describing their life-risking efforts to investigate the dangerous volcanoes which pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.

Volcano Rising
Volcano Rising By Rusch, Elizabeth (Book - 2013 ) j 551.21 R951v 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses volcanoes, describing what happens when they erupt, and highlighting eruptions throughout history.

Will It Blow?
Will It Blow? Become A Volcano Detective at Mount St. Helens By Rusch, Elizabeth (Book - 2007 ) j 551.21 R951w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Mount St. Helens is constantly erupting. It is pushing up a ridge of thick lava that is rebuilding the peak of the mountain that was blown off in 1980. The mountain is being monitored by geologists and volcanologists, all trying to answer the same question: Will it blow?

Volcanoes! By Schreiber, Anne (Book - 2008 ) j 551.21 S378v 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years.

Volcanoes By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 S385v 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes volcanoes, how they form, and the damage they cause.

Volcanoes By Simon, Seymour (Book - 2006 ) j 551.21 S596v 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains, in simple terms, the characteristics of volcanoes and describes some famous eruptions and their aftermath.

Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Earthquakes and Volcanoes By Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2008 ) j 551.22 S851e 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Where do earthquakes happen? What was the biggest volcanic eruption? What causes these natural disasters? Can scientists predict when they'll occur?

Inside Volcanoes
Inside Volcanoes By Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2011 ) j 551.21 S8513i 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the nature of volcanoes, how they are formed, what they look like, and how they are measured, in a text with ten fold-out pages.

Volcano By Van Rose, Susanna (Book Plus CD - 2008 ) j 551.21 V275vr 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.

Volcanoes! (Book - 2006 ) j 551.21 V9119t 2006 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Describes volcanoes, including how they work and their different stages.

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