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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? Science is like detective work, and author Elizabeth Rusch presents the work of volcanology in a series ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published April 17th 2007 by Sasquatch Books (first published 2007)
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Lisa Vegan
Nov 17, 2010 Lisa Vegan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: kids interested in solving puzzles & mysteries, science & nature, volcanoes
I was always interested in science but as a student in K-12 had few opportunities to learn it in a school setting. When I was in fifth grade, the two fifth grade classes and the two fourth grade classes divided up into 4 science groups. Even though it wasn’t with my favorite teacher, I chose the volcanoes class, and I really enjoyed it. (I don’t remember now what the other 3 subjects were but I believe they were all earth sciences.) I do remember the 1980 large Mt. St. Helens eruption. I’m still ...more
Alyson
Nov 30, 2016 Alyson rated it it was amazing
I was reading this to my son bit-by-bit, and we even managed to almost-visit Mt. St. Helens earlier this month (we saw it in the distance... it so counts).

He LOVED it. So much that we are now re-reading it. It really spurred his interest in science, volcanoes, experiments, and everything Cascade Mountain-related (we did manage a trip up to Crater Lake, so he got some Volcano-related touristing done on the trip!)

The book is setup like a mystery; the mystery of what Mt. St. Helens was up to in 20
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Andrea
Feb 29, 2008 Andrea rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-aloud-kids
Fantastic science book about the scientists who study Mt St. Helens. Full of pictures so that a 7 year old enjoys it and full of facts so that an adult enjoys it. 5 chapters.
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Another great read from Elizabeth Rusch. This one's a bit better for school aged kids than littles.
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ELIZABETH RUSCH is an award-winning children's book author and magazine writer. She writes both fiction and nonfiction in the areas of science, art, sports, waves, jokes, crayons, and mud — anything that catches her fancy.

Her recent title, The Mighty Mars Rovers The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a Junior Library Guild selection, has garnered starred r
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