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Mining by Jane Drake
Book DescriptionCanadian in every detail, Mining introduces kids to the people, work, machines and environmental concerns involved in bringing metal and minerals to their homes.Readers take an armchair trip with a Canadian family to visit a nickel mine and an open-pit oil mine. Along the way, they'll find out about the challenge of removing metal from solid rock far underground and follow its transformation into steel. They'll also learn about extracting oil from underground pools or oil sand and follow the path of crude oil as it is turned into many different products.In picture-book format, this book in the Canada at Work series fills an educational need for information about Canada's mining industry for seven to ten year olds.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550749205
(203mm x 229mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jane Drake
Jane Drake, with her co-author and sister Ann Love, has co-authored many award-winning non fiction books for kids including The Kids Book of the Night Sky, The Kids Book of the Far North, The Kids Cottage Book, and most recently, Alien Invaders: Species that Threaten Our World. Their works usually have an environmental flavor. Jane lives in Toronto.Ann Love, with her co-author and sister Jane Drake, has co-authored many award-winning non fiction books for kids including The Kids Book of the Night Sky, The Kids Book of the Far North, The Kids Cottage Book, and most recently, Alien Invaders: Species that Threaten Our World. Their works always have an environmental flavor. Ann lives in the Toronto area.Pat Cupples is a children's illustrator whose many books include The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count and The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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