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The Volcano Disaster by Peg Kehret

Two students teleport back to the day of the Mount St. Helens eruption.

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Series: Frightmares
  • Publisher: Aladdin (October 1, 1998)
  • ISBN-10: 0671009680
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671009687

Our Only May Amelia (Harper Trophy Books) by Jennifer L. Holm

Inspired by diaries of a real person, this book chronicles the adventures of a young girl growing up in Washington in 1899.

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 4 and up
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (April 24, 2001)
  • ISBN-10: 0064408566
  • ISBN-13: 978-0064408561

Larry Gets Lost in Seattle by John Skewes and Robert Schwartz

Cute book that seems to appeal to a range of ages.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

An extremely popular young adult series about a young girl's experiences with vampires, most parts are set in the state of Washington. Series includes the titles New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.

  • Age Range: 12 and up
  • Grade Level: 7 and up
  • Series: The Twilight Saga
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Limited edition (December 4, 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 0316243981
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316243988

Nonfiction Books:

E is for Evergreen: A Washington State Alphabet (Discover America State by State) by Roland Smith and illustrated by Linda Holt Ayriss (2004)

  • Age Range: 6 and up
  • Grade Level: 1 - 3
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press; First Edition edition (August 20, 2004)
  • ISBN-10: 1585361437
  • ISBN-13: 978-1585361434

Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens by Patricia Lauber

  • Age Range: 7 - 10 years
  • Grade Level: 4 - 6
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 31, 1993)
  • ISBN-10: 0689716796
  • ISBN-13: 978-0689716799


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Roberta Gibson 2020