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Author Malam, John, 1957-
Title You wouldn't want to be a 19th-century coal miner in England! : a dangerous job you'd rather not have / written by John Malam ; illustrated by David Antram.
Pub Info New York : Franklin Watts, 2007.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 942 MAL     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Audience IG940L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.9 0.5 0.5 109431
Includes index.
Contents Child slavery! Bad old days -- The pit! It's where you'll work -- Down the shaft and underground! -- Move along! Through the tunnels -- Get to work! At the coalface -- Take cover! Blasting time -- Take care! How to stay alive -- Help! Accidents do happen -- Black gold! Preparing coal for sale -- Hard times! Trouble at the pit -- Mining community -- Strike over! Back to work -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Colorful illustrations describe what life would be like as a coal miner in nineteenth-century England.
Subject Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Coal miners -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Coal miners -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Child labor -- Juvenile literature.
Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain.
Coal miners.
Add Author Antram, David, 1958-
Alt Title You would not want to be a 19th-century coal miner in England
ISBN 9780531149713
9780531169964 (pbk.)
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