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The Life of a Miner - PB
The Life of a Miner - PB
The Life of a Miner - PB
9780778701095 | Back Ordered
Mining was one of the more difficult ways to earn a living in the Old West. Bobbie Kalman’s book The Life of a Miner details the work and hardships of the people who searched for valuable minerals such as gold, silver, and copper. Fascinating text reveals:
• how the mining industry began
• how a hard rock mine worked
• a miner’s tools
• different jobs in the mines
• hazardous working conditions underground
• miners’ rights, homes, and families
• boomtowns and famous mines of the West

Reading Level: Gr. 3-4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Paperback
Series: Life in the Old West
Author(s): Bobbie Kalman, Kate Calder

Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.3
Dewey: 622.3422
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2000

The Life of a Miner

"...blends color drawings with archival illustrations and photos to bring alive the topic and era, providing realistic 'you are there' details for kids." —Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch, 08/00