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From The Midwest Book Review:
"An enthralling adventure from cover to cover, Mount St. Helens 1980: Fiery Eruption is a choice pick for grade school and public library children's collections."
From Catholic Library World:
"This is a great story of two friends with very different personalities working together and complementing each other to achieve a goal. Recommended for middle school libraries and public libraries."
About the Book:
This thrilling new series of books has everything middle school readers long for: action, adventure, danger, and young heroes! Great Escapes explores real historical events and shows children how kids just like them learn how to work together in order to change the world for the better. Historical figures are interwoven into the stories, offering readers the chance for further exploration on these people and their places in history. In Mount St. Helen’s 1980: Fiery Eruption!, Alex and Wendy love exploring this beautiful volcano. But when the long-dormant volcano erupts, the two best friends must race to save others—and themselves. (Ages 8–12)
About The Author:
Gare Thompson, a former educator, has written numerous children's books and is hard at work on his next bestseller. His specialty is historical fiction, but he has also written biographies about Helen Keller and Eleanor Roosevelt. Like the kids Gare works with and writes for, he believes we are lifelong learners and should never stop being curious. Gare lives in Massachusetts.
Paperback / 240 Pages / 5 1/4 x 7 9/16 / 2017