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Surviving the volcano : hear my story / Linda Barghoorn.

Barghoorn, Linda, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Disaster diaries
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL J 551.21 BAR (Text) 30419101527711 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778769965
  • ISBN: 9780778771203
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Volcanoes and their victims -- Luis's story: before the volcano -- Trails of destruction -- How volcanoes work -- Luis's story: the volcano erupts -- The causes of volcanoes -- Luis's story: fleeing for our lives -- Where volcanoes happen -- Volcano season -- Luis's story: rescue! -- How science can fight volcanoes -- Protecting people -- Luis's story: starting over.
Summary, etc.:
"In 1985, the town of Armero, in Colombia was wiped out by rivers of mud mixed with ash and lava from the eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano. Based on the experiences of many volcano eruption victims, this fictional story follows Luis and his family who flee their home just in time, are rescued by helicopter and later helped by the government to build a new home in a new village. Interspersed with facts and case studies about what causes volcanic eruptions, this narrative tells a story common to many people who have had to flee and rebuild their lives after losing their homes, possessions, and sometimes, loved ones"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Volcanoes > Colombia > Juvenile literature.
Volcanic eruptions > Juvenile literature.
Survival > Juvenile literature.
Ruiz, Nevado del (Colombia) > Eruption, 1985 > Juvenile literature.
Armero (Colombia) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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