Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens
  • Author : Rob Carson
  • Publisher : Sasquatch Books
  • Release : 01 April 2000
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Documents the events leading up to and following the eruption of Mount St. Helens in May 1980 as well as the twenty-year process of the mountain's ecological rebirth.

Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
  • Author : Steve Olson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 07 March 2016
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A riveting history of the Mount St. Helens eruption that will "long stand as a classic of descriptive narrative" (Simon Winchester). For months in early 1980, scientists, journalists, and nearby residents listened anxiously to rumblings from Mount St. Helens in southwestern Washington State. Still, no one was prepared when a cataclysmic eruption blew the top off of the mountain, laying waste to hundreds of square miles of land and killing fifty-seven people. Steve Olson interweaves vivid personal stories with the history,

After the Blast

After the Blast
  • Author : Eric Wagner
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 03 April 2020
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On May 18, 1980, people all over the world watched with awe and horror as Mount St. Helens erupted. Fifty-seven people were killed and hundreds of square miles of what had been lush forests and wild rivers were to all appearances destroyed. Ecologists thought they would have to wait years, or even decades, for life to return to the mountain, but when forest scientist Jerry Franklin helicoptered into the blast area a couple of weeks after the eruption, he found small plants

In the Path of Destruction

In the Path of Destruction
  • Author : Richard Waitt
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 January 2015
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"The air had no oxygen, like being trapped underwater...I was being cremated, the pain unbearable."--Jim Scymanky "I was on my knees, my back to the hot wind. It blew me along, lifting my rear so I was up on my hands...It was hot but I didn't feel burned--until I felt my ears curl."--Mike Hubbard A napping volcano blinked awake in March 1980. Two months later, the mountain roared. Author Richard Waitt was one of the first to

Ecological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

Ecological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
  • Author : Virginia H. Dale,Frederick J. Swanson,Charles M. Crisafulli
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 January 2006
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The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens caused tragic loss of life and property, but also created a unique opportunity to study a huge disturbance of natural systems and their subsequent responses. This book synthesizes 25 years of ecological research into of volcanic activity, and shows what actually happens when a volcano erupts, what the immediate and long-term dangers are, and how life reasserts itself in the environment.

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2)

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2)
  • Author : Lauren Tarshis
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 01 October 2011
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Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey.Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet

A Hero on Mount St. Helens

A Hero on Mount St. Helens
  • Author : Melanie Holmes
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 16 May 2019
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Serendipity placed David Johnston on Mount St. Helens when the volcano rumbled to life in March 1980. Throughout that ominous spring, Johnston was part of a team that conducted scientific research that underpinned warnings about the mountain. Those warnings saved thousands of lives when the most devastating eruption in U.S. history blew apart Mount St. Helens, but killed Johnston on the ridge that now bears his name. Melanie Holmes tells the story of Johnston's journey from a nature-loving Boy Scout

Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree

Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
  • Author : Lauren Tarshis
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 15 May 2008
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A heartwarming story from the author of the I SURVIVED series. Emma-Jean Lazarus is the smartest and strangest girl at William Gladstone Middle School. Her classmates don't understand her, but that's okay because Emma-Jean doesn't quite get them either. But one afternoon, all that changes when she sees Colleen Pomerantz crying in the girl's room. It is through Colleen that Emma-Jean gets a glimpse into what it is really like to be a seventh grader. And what she finds will

The Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Volcano Book Age 12 | Children's Earthquake & Volcano Books

The Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Volcano Book Age 12 | Children's Earthquake & Volcano Books
  • Author : Baby Professor
  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Release : 15 June 2017
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The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens claimed many lives and damaged properties. It took everyone by surprise, especially since it was mostly unobserved. But with all tragedies, lessons can be learned and that’s why this Volcano Book Age 12 exists. What interesting facts can you learn from this book that will help you become more prepared for disasters? Grab a copy now!

Tornado Terror (I Survived True Stories #3)

Tornado Terror (I Survived True Stories #3)
  • Author : Lauren Tarshis
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 28 February 2017
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The Tri-State Tornado of 1925 was the deadliest tornado strike in American history, tearing through three states and killing 700 people. Almost a century later, the Joplin Tornado was a mile-wide monster that nearly destroyed the heart of a vibrant city. The author of the New York Times best-selling I Survived series now brings you the vivid and true stories of two young people who survived these terrifying twisters, along with fascinating facts about tornadoes and profiles of the well-respected scientists and