Out of the Deeps

jacket_medillustrated by Nicolas Debon
Orca, 2008
ISBN 9781551435596

Out of the Deeps recounts a 12-year-old Canadian boy’s first day of work in a coal mine. A multifaceted story that presents engaging insights into the dangers, drama and history of mid-twentieth century coal mining.


Finalist for the CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for 2009

Highly Recommended. CM Magazine

Thematic links: coal mining, pit pony, children’s rights