- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Juvenile Fiction (Children's)
Veronica and the Volcano is an exciting adventure story for grades 3 - 5 about a brave, curious young girl named Veronica, who lives on the side of a volcano. Cook's story blends science with science fiction, straddling the world of the believable and fantastical and combining the latest earth science with incredible action. The most important volcanoes in the book are all based on real-world volcanoes like Krakatoa, Crater Lake, Mt. Pelee, and Tambora.