Trapped

How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert

By Aronson, Marc

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ISBN
978-1-41691-397-9
Publisher
Atheneum


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on August 1, 2011

Gr 7 Up—Masterful storytelling brings to life a story that most think they already know; the 33 miners trapped in a Chilean copper mine for 69 days in 2010. It was headline news for two months, with people glued to their televisions watching those final, dramatic rescues. It was a gripping story then, and Aronson manages to make it even more exciting, more inspirational, and more personal, all by gathering pieces of the puzzle and showing how they fit together. Explanations of how the Earth's formation and plate tecto...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

Much more than just a chronicle of the Chilean mining disaster of 2010, Aronson's well-researched and riveting book gives readers the sense that they're in the San José copper mine alongside the "thirty-three men, who had disappeared, eaten by the rock" as he describes their physical hardships (scarce rations, no medicines, ninety-degree temperatures) and emotional turmoil ("This hell is killing me"). He also details, in depth, the goings-on topside—the i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Aronson's well-researched and riveting chronicle of the Chilean mining disaster of 2010 gives readers the sense they're alongside the "thirty-three men, who...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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