Volcanoes by Seymour Simon is an engaging nonfiction text that educates students on the various volcanoes in North America. It starts off talking about how the Romans believed in Vulcan the Roman God of Fire. It then goes on to tell about how different volcanoes are formed and happens when they erupt.
This book also describes what happened when Mount St. Helens erupted and destroyed a large amount of forests.
This is a highly engaging nonfiction text that would interest and inform students of all ages. It could be used as an intro for landforms or physical features of the United States. The pictures that are high-quality photographs make it more appealing to read and keep interested in the content.