Step into Reading with Pompeii... Buried Alive! Did you know a volcano can erupt without warning? Did you know a whole town can disappear? Read this book to find out what happened to a town named Pompeii when a Mount Vesuvius erupted almost 2,000 years ago! This book is a recommended reading level of Grades 2-3
A Step 4 HISTORY reader. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later. A lively and factual glimpse of a devastating moment in history, in an accessible, attractive package."--Publishers Weekly.
Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence. With full-color illustrations.
Edith Kunhardt has written over 65 childrens books and has illustrated sixteen. Much of her work has built on Dorthy Kunhardts (her mother) blueprint with sequels such as Pat the Cat and Pat the Puppy. Her other works include I'm Going to Be a Police Officer, Pompeii-Buried Alive!, and Honest Abe.