The Volcano Disaster Book Summary and Study Guide

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Volcano Disaster is about a boy and a girl named Tom and Betsy. They are working together on a school project about the explosion of Mount St. Helens in 1940. Tom finds an invention of his dead grandfather, a backpack that is a time machine! Betsy and Tom put themselves back into time to Mt. St. Helens right before the explosion.
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Everything is going great and it looks like they are going to have a best project in the class. But they have one slight problem; they need a picture of their neighborhood in order to travel back to it.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   alternate history Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Time Travel story?    -   Yes Story largely takes place in    -   1900-1960's

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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