Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 1986 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 60 pages
"This 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 healing . . . This is a substantive explanation backed by superb book design".--Booklist, starred review. Newbery Honor Book; ALA Notable Children's Book, Booklist Editors' Choice.

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User Review  - electrascaife - LibraryThing

A non-fiction Newbery Honor Book about the eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980 and the area's subsequent regrowth. Eh. Clearly meant for kids, but it accomplishes this in simplistic language only. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

May 18, 1980, 8:32 A.M.: An earthquake suddenly triggered an avalanche on Mount St. Helens, a volcano in southern Washington State. Minutes later, Mount St. Helens blew the top off its peak and ... Read full review


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Patricia Lauber is the author of the Around-the-House series and more than 125 other books for young people. Her Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of St. Helens was a Newbery Honor Book. She lives with her husband and two cats, Beemer and MeToo, in New Canaan, Connecticut.