illustrated by Nicolas Debon
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