This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with reluctant readers in mind, these riveting 64 page softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading. VOLCANOES: Now we understand how and why volcanoes erupt, But still, volcanoes destroy property and cause deaths. Read the awe-inspiring stories of nature's power on Mount Vesuvius, Mount St. Helens, Krakatoa, Mt. Pelee, Mount Pinatubo, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea.