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Eruption! free pdf At 11:35 p.m., as Radio Armero played cheerful music, a towering wave of mud and rocks bulldozed through the village, roaring like a squadron of fighter jets. Twenty-three thousand people died in the 1985 eruption of Colombia s Nevado del Ruiz. Today, more than one billion people worldwide live in volcanic danger zones. In this riveting nonfiction book filled with spectacular photographs and sidebars Rusch reveals the perilous, adrenaline-fueled, life-saving work of an international volcano crisis team (VDAP) and the sleeping giants they study, from Colombia to the Philippines, from Chile to Indonesia."

About Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth Rusch s obsession with volcanoes began at age 13, when she watched the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens on television. Now she lives in Portland, Oregon, surrounded by Cascade volcanoes. She learned about the incredible work of the volcanologists in this book while researching "Will it Blow?: Become a Volcano Detective at Mount St. Helen, "which was a Washington Reads pick and a "Natural History" magazine best book for young readers. Liz s other award-winning nonfiction titles for children include "The Mighty Mars Rovers," a Junior Library Guild selection, and "The Planet Hunter: The story behind what happened to Pluto." She has also published more than a hundred articles in magazines such as "Smithsonian," "Backpacker," and "American Girl." Liz is the authorof"Mighty Mars Rovers, "aScientists in the Field book. Tom Uhlman has been a freelance photographer for 25 years. He photographs lots of news and sporting events, but enjoys shooting pictures of wildlife and the natural world most of all. Visiting some of the most famous volcanos in the world and meeting the people who study them was a special treat. Tom's photographs can also be seen inupcoming Scientists in the Field book "Park Scientists," and previously in "Emi and the Rhino Scientist" and "The Bat Scientists.""

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Author : Elizabeth Rusch
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
Data Published : 01 August 2013
ISBN : 0547503504
EAN : 9780547503509
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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