Washington

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Fiction:

The Volcano Disaster by Peg Kehret

Paperback | Hardcover

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

  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher: Aladdin (October 1, 1998)
  • ISBN-10: 0671009680
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671009687

Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm

Kindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Library binding

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

Hardcover

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

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 – 7 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little Bigfoot; Illustrated edition (April 4, 2017)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1632170922
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1632170927

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Box Set

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 MoonEclipse 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)

Kindle | Hardcover

Learn about Washington State, Mount Rainier to Seattle’s Space Needle.

  • 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

Paperback | Hardcover

On May 18, 1980, at 8:32 A.M. an earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount St. Helens, a volcano in southern Washington State. Minutes later, Mount St. Helens blew the top off its peak and exploded into the most devastating volcanic eruption in U.S. history.

  • 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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