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by Nick Gordon
Sunshine, solid ground, and fresh air. You don't find these things in underground coal mines. Miners must be prepared to work in pitch-black darkness and survive explosions, cave-ins, and the release of deadly gases. Go beneath the surface of one of the most dangerous jobs.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Torque
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This title is one of the “Dangerous Jobs” series. This one focuses on coal miners. Dynamic photographs of miners in action are paired with exhilarating text that provides solid and current information about the occupation. The text explains the requirements and rigors of the job and does not downplay the dangers. However, the color photographs are the real stars in this book. They show the desolation of the mines and the large machinery and other equipment miners use. The bold graphics and ...more