“No! Help!” Veronica cried, thrashing her arms and legs. “Mom! Dad!! Elyse!!!”
She awoke, expecting to find herself forty feet high near one of the most dangerous volcanoes on earth, but her pillow wa...Show More
The bone-white eye of a low-slung moon stared the Captain in the face. He held the flickering torch close. Maddy and Veronica leaned in, the firefly-light dancing in their eyes. He began:
It was a la...Show More
Veronica’s dad reeled in another good-sized trout from the pale blue waters. He called for the girls, but they did not answer.
“Hey Captain,” he said. “Have you seen them?”
The Captain looked around, ...Show More
Veronica, Maddy, and their fathers stepped out in single file onto the narrow steel bridge. From her perch, Veronica could see the tops of the highest trees poking through the marshmallow clouds. At t...Show More
The high steel bridge crossed a fluffy white sea. “We’ll take it over the clouds,” the Captain said to the girls. “I was no older than you when I crossed this bridge for the first time. The campsite i...Show More
Beyond the tunnel, a four-lane highway stretched across a level plain. Veronica’s dad checked the rearview mirror for the cloud.
“Well, that was a little close,” he said. “Girls, you can use the iPad ...Show More
The sky turned black as the pyroclastic cloud chased them across the Pass. A sea of fire glowed incandescent behind the angry cloud. Elbows of lightning crisscrossed its murderous face. “Faster, faste...Show More
“Girls, look!” the captain said, tapping the passenger-side window. Veronica glanced up from her iPad just long enough to read the sign.
Open June to September
Enter at Your Own Risk!