Volcanoes Inside and Out

From the Series On My Own Science

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Why does a volcano erupt? How many different kinds of volcanoes are there? Once believed to be the work of a fire god named Vulcan, volcanoes have long fascinated people. Looking at three different types of volcanoes—composite, cinder cone, and shield—uncover how and why these magnificent and deadly mountains change the earth for the better, and for the worse.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2006
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2005-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF037010, JNF051170
Dewey 551.21
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 102100
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, and Reviewed


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“On My Own Science is an accessible, informative series for middle and upper elementary students. . . this series would be a beneficial addtion to most school libraries. . .”
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“This small book about volcanoes is attractively illustrated in full color and provides interesting information for the beginning learner about the formation and types of volcanoes and their impact on the earth’s crust. . . will contribute significantly to a school or community library’s reference section for young students who are beginning to read for their own enjoyment and to explore the earth’s surface beyond their own limited surroundings.”
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