America at Work: Mining

Jane Drake, Ann Love
Pat Cupples

This book from the America at Work series introduces young children to the people, machines and environmental concerns involved in the resource-based industry of mining. In Mining, kids explore an underground mine, a surface coal mine and an oil drilling site. Combining fact and fiction with colorful illustrations, the story delivers an early lesson in appreciating and protecting our natural resources.

978-1-55337-424-4 | Sep 1, 2002
List Price: USD $5.95, CAD $5.95
4-color 9 1/4 x 8 1/4 32 pages
Grades: 2 To 5 / Ages: 7 to 10

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Awards & Reviews

“... colorful, descriptive, and detailed; the cheerful watercolor illustrations make otherwise dry subjects interesting.”
— School Library Journal, October 1999

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