Volcanoes are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why volcanic eruptions occur, how eruptions are measured, and how to survive and eruption. Where historic eruptions occurred, including Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, Mount Etna in Italy, and Shinmoedake in Japan, are also discussed. Features include full-color photos, easy-to-read text, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF051160, JNF037010, JNF037060|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||150339|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Forces of Nature – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . . there is credible content that includes scales of measurement, e.g., the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, the Fujita Scale, the Richter Scale, etc., as well as interesting “Xtreme Fact” text boxes, which are scattered throughout the volumes. Accounts of historical occurrences-such as the recent earthquake in Japan, a tsunami in Chile, and floods in North Dakota-are given. Each book includes survival tips. The content is wide-ranging. . . .