The Chilean Miners

Buried Alive

From the Set True Stories, Real People

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn the miraculous story of the 33 Chilean miners who survived being trapped underground for 69 days. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions, callouts, and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

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  • The Mine Collapses
  • Buried Alive
  • Waiting
  • The Rescue
  • The Aftermath
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 363.11
Lexile 760
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781634074735, 9781503807327
Copyright 2016, 2016
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

A noteworthy review of True Stories, Real People from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

True Stories, Real People series. Integrating objective, fact-based narration and primary source quotations, this title communicates the hardships and applauds the fortitude of the Chilean men who were trapped in the San Jose Mine for sixty-nine days. Simple layouts use call-out boxes, photos, and a helpful color scheme to assist readers’ navigation of the five short chapters. Attractive for leisure or homework reading. Reading list. Glos., ind.

Author: Yvonne Pearson

Yvonne Pearson is a writer and a social worker. She has published books and magazine stories. She writes essays and poems, too. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also lives in California near her grandchildren part of each year. Her Web site is www.yvonnepearson.com.