The Chilean Miners

Buried Alive

True Stories, Real People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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.

Momentum
Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-0732-7
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF007110
Dewey 363.11
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180030
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • The Mine Collapses
  • Buried Alive
  • Waiting
  • The Rescue
  • The Aftermath
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
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.

Reviews

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,… View →