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

By Scott, Elaine

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ISBN
978-0-54770-077-5 978-0-54769-917-7
Publisher
Clarion


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2012  |  Nonfiction

Gr 5-8–On August 5, 2010, a massive collapse at the San José mine in the Chilean desert left 33 miners trapped more than 2000 feet below the Earth’s surface. Scott alternately tells the stories of the miners, their families anxiously waiting in the camp above, and the rescuers drilling through some of the hardest rock in the world to try to reach them. Frequent color photos, maps, and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2012

 “As every miner knows, when he says goodbye to his family and rides down into the ground at the beginning of his shift, there is always a possibility he will not ride out again at the end of the day.”  Using liberal quotes, Scott chronicles the San Jose Mine accident that trapped several dozen miners deep in the...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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