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Buried Alive! How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep under the Chilean Desert

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ISBN-10: 0547707789

ISBN-13: 9780547707785

Edition: 2012

Authors: Elaine Scott

List price: $18.99
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The Chilean mining disaster was an event that bound the world together. More than a billion viwers, including many children, following the saga on their TV and computer screens. The story of the 33 miners is a truly amazing, high-drama one, and it's made kid-friendly here by veteran nonfiction writer Elaine Scott. It's a story about heroes, community, and family as well as technology and problem-solving. There is even a spectacularly happy ending. The book will offer lessons learned that will inspire young readers for years to come, long after the media attention has died away.  
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/17/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 80
Size: 10.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Elaine Scott, a veteran nonfiction writer, is often praised for making complicated scientific concepts accessible for young readers. She is the author of When Is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto, among many other books. She lives in Houston, Texas.