The Chilean Miners
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.
- The Mine Collapses
- Buried Alive
- The Rescue
- The Aftermath
- Source Notes
- To Learn More
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
A Review of "True Stories, Real People" in Horn Book Guide
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.