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Overview

The Wonders of our World Series offers young readers a lively and visually exciting introduction to the world around us and the forces at work shaping our planet and its future. Ten books in this series offer fascinating full-color photographs of examples from around the world to help illustrate:
-- the devastating impact volcanoes, extreme weather, and earthquakes can have
-- why the earth's forests and waterways are in danger of destruction
-- how the earth's powerful internal forces produce rocks and minerals from the ordinary to the dazzling
-- how mountains, deserts, and caves are formed

Volcanoes takes young readers on a thrilling adventure exploring such dramatic eruptions as Mount St. Helens and Mount Vesuvius. Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations show:
-- how volcanoes are created
-- different kinds of eruptions, lava, and cone formations
-- why avalanches and tsunami often accompany eruptions
-- the benefits of volcanic activity

Details

  • SKU: 9780865058385
  • SKU10: 0865058385
  • Title: Volcanoes
  • Series: Wonders of Our World
  • Publisher: National Geographic School Publishing
  • Date Published: Dec 2000
  • Pages: 32
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 6 - 9
  • Grade Level: 1st Grade thru 4th Grade
  • Weight lbs: 0.32
  • Dimensions: 9.85" L x 7.83" W x 0.18" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Maps, Index, Illustrated, Ikids
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular;
  • Category: NON-FICTION CHILDREN'S BOOKS/BOOKS ON TAPE OR CD
  • Subject: Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Reviews

Also in "Wonders of Our World" Series

Rivers and Lakes [Paperback] (Jun 1998) $6.95
Rocks & Minerals [Paperback] (Jun 1998) $6.95
Caves [Paperback] (Oct 1995) $6.95
Oceans [Paperback] (Oct 1995) $6.95
Mountains [Paperback] (Oct 1995) $6.95