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I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980  Cover Image Book Book

I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.

Tarshis, Lauren. (Author). Dawson, Scott, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545658522
  • ISBN: 0545658527
  • ISBN: 9781518218293
  • ISBN: 1518218296
  • Physical Description: 94 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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Summary, etc.:
On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.
Target Audience Note:
640L Lexile
Decoding demand: 87 (very high) Semantic demand: 99 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.4 2 184234.
Subject: Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Volcanoes > Washington (State) > Juvenile fiction.
Best friends > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.) > Eruption, 1980 > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 27 of 28 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 28 total copies.

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