Several million earthquakes occur every year-but why and where do they happen? Young readers will get the inside scoop in this exciting volume. Stunning gatefolds and photographs from on the ground and from satellites in space, as well as dramatic first-person accounts, coverage of the recent Haiti disaster, and the latest scientific information, make Inside Earthquakes a fascinating, ripped-from-the-headlines look at this natural phenomenon.
MELISSA STEWART is the award-winning author of more than 100 science books for children. She serves on the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of advisors and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children's Science Writing Award. She lives in ACTON, MASSACHUSETTS, with her husband. To learn more about Melissa, please visit her website: www.melissa-stewart.com.