Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Non-Fiction
Growing Up In Coal Country

Growing Up In Coal Country

1999 Non-Fiction
Ages: 8 - 12 yrs.
Author: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0-395-979145
Paperback Price: $7.95
Before the child labor laws, young boys worked as Pennsylvania coal miners under incredibly harsh conditions. Filled with photographs, the book, with its calm understated prose, is an excellent depiction of nineteenth and twentieth century exploitation of children, a dirty period - literally - of our history.
Mary Hollowell   ©1999 Parents' Choice
Mary Hollowell is a parent, a science teacher, and a naturalist. She lives in Peachtree City, Georgia.

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