Volcano Dreams : A Story of Yellowstone

Volcano Dreams leads readers on a tour of Yellowstone National Park, from the wolves, elk, bears, and mountain goats that live there today to the supervolcano that erupted thousands of years ago.

Volcano Dreams knits together the vibrancy of the Yellowstone ecosystem with its explosive history, placing the everyday lives of its creatures within the context of geological time. Janet Foxs poetic text takes us to the root of it allthe sleeping giant of magma responsible for the Yellowstone landscapeand Marlo Garnsworthys evocative paintings capture the awe of natural forces at work in our nations oldest national park.

The addendum, More About Yellowstone and Its Volcano, a glossary defining geological terms, such as mud pots, steam vents, geysers, magma, and lava, and a map further aid childrens understanding of supervolcanoes.

Free, downloadable activities designed to accompany the book are available on the publisher’s website. Research, nature, art, geology, vocabulary, and literature activitiesaddressCommon Core State Standards: ELA/LiteracyandNext Generation Science Standards.