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Boy of the Deeps

  • 32 Pages
  • 1.57 MB
  • English
Groundwood Books
Juvenile Fiction, Social Situations - General, Fathers and sons, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Social Issues - New Experience, Children: Grades 1-2, Social Issues - General, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction / Social Situations / General, Children"s All Ages - Fiction - General, Boys / Men, Business, Careers, Occupations, Coal mines and m
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8212252M
ISBN 100888996608
ISBN 139780888996602

Beautifully illustrated in an Edward Hopper style, Boy of the Deeps pays homage to the lives of these brave miners and brings the brave lives of miners to children in a vivid concrete way.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send /5(4). The deeps--the coal mines of Cape Breton--are dangerous, but James is old enough now to do a man's work.

This distinctive book offers a dramatic picture of life few children today can even imagine. Full-color illustrations reminiscent of "Take care, my son", Boy of the Deeps book James's mother Boy of the Deeps book the day James goes underground to work with his father/5. Synopsis James is following in his father's footsteps, and today for the first time he will descend deep into the caves below the Atlantic Ocean to begin to learn the coal miner's work.

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Boy of the Deeps Ian Wallace, Author, Aan Wallace, Author, DK Publishing, Author DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) $ (40p) ISBN More By and About This Author. James is the boy, and like many boys working in mines across the globe, his childhood is actually behind him.

Each day James now goes underground to work with his father in the deeps. He started out above ground as a breaker boy, doing the. Boy of the Deeps follows a traditional narrative; it evolves chronologically, building toward a frightening climax in which layers of rock shift overhead, snapping the timber supports, and the ceiling gives way, trapping father and son.

Interestingly, it is not the rescue that resolves the story. Get this from a library. Boy of the deeps. [Ian Wallace] -- James, the son of a coal miner, goes with his father for the first time to work in the mines of Cape Breton.

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[Ian Wallace] -- "Set in Cape Breton at the turn of the century, this powerful account of a boy's first day in the mines is a tribute to the generations of miners who have endangered their lives to supply us with.

Boy of the Deeps by DK Publishing and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Boy of the Deeps by Dk Publishing - AbeBooks Passion for books. Wallace tells a story about his grandfather, who worked in the mines.

It is a touching tale about the son of a coal miner, who goes with his father for the first time to work underground. "You'll be a good miner, boy," says the father.

"You have coal in your blood same as me." His mother tells him, "Take care, my son. You know the deeps is dangerous." Father and son file into a steel. This book provides an opportunity for discussion about changing attitudes to worker safety and child labour.

But for James, his father and all the other mining families, this is business as usual: “Tomorrow they would go down into the deeps again, for they were miners and that was their job.”. Beautifully illustrated in an Edward Hopper style, Boy of the Deeps pays homage to the lives of these brave miners and brings the brave lives of miners to children in a vivid concrete way.

Product Details; Gr A picture book about a boy's first day as a miner, set in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, at the turn of the century. Pages: From the national bestselling author of The Troop—which Stephen King raved “scared the hell out of me and I couldn’t put it down.

old-school horror at its best”—an utterly terrifying novel that pits the mysteries of The Abyss against the horrors of The Shining. A strange plague called the ’Gets is decimating humanity on a global scale.

It causes people to forget—small things at /5(). Deeper (sometimes known simply as Tunnels 2) is the sequel to the novel Tunnels, written by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams. The novel explores the events which Will, Chester and his friends have to go through to attempt to prevent the Styx from continuing their next phase of destruction upon Topsoil.

4 External links. Part 1: Breaking : Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams. Ian Wallace is one of Canada?s best-known children?s book creators. Over a long and distinguished career he has published many picture-book classics, including Boy of the Deeps and Chin Chiang and the Dragon?s Dance. His illustrations for Canadian Railroad Trilogy and Just So Stories have each received three starred reviews/5(4).

Spare yet elegant, Wallace's (Boy of the Deeps) narrative and paintings share equal credit for the resonance of this tale, set on a farm on the dust-filled prairies of the é's father.

A boy is shot many times and killed, another is beaten with clubs by adults, a woman knocks a policeman unconscious and is hit in the face with a club by another policeman (who is then mauled by an animal), men are executed by firing squad, a boy is attacked and nearly killed by plants that root in his flesh, large groups of people are 3/5.

Summary: Ian Wallace's grandfather worked in the mines in Europe when he was a boy. Starting work at a young age was common and his stories are Wallace's inspiration for Boy of the Deeps.

Wallace worked closely with Cape Breton a Canadian mining museum (which he explains in his notes in the beginning of the picture book) to bring this story to. Buy Boy of the Deeps Reprint by Wallace, Ian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Boy of the Deeps by Ian Wallace. Wallace, Ian. Boy of the deeps. New York, New York: DK Publishing, Inc. Summary: Today is James’ first day working as a coal miner. He goes with his father and the other coal miners to the mine. His father then takes him to their spot, where James is taught what tools to bring, how to dig, how to plant.

Boy: Tales of Childhood () is an autobiographical book by British writer Roald book describes his life from birth until leaving school, focusing on living conditions in Britain in the s and s, the public school system at the time, and how his childhood experiences led him to writing as a career.

It ends with his first job, working for Royal Dutch : Roald Dahl. Boy of the deeps / Ian Wallace Reviews; Place a Hold Gr A picture book about a boy's first day as a miner, set in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, at the turn of the century. Wallace's spare text and evocative acrylic paintings detail James's introduction to the underground world.

The author makes it clear that this is a hard life-after. However, Wallace has chosen to set this picture book in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the oldest and one of the richest coal mining areas in North America.

The story deals with a young boy, James, and his first day "in the deeps," that is, mining coal in an underground tunnel. Summary and Analysis Book 1: Boy and Girl: Chapter 1 - Outside Dorlcote Mill Summary The novel opens with a description of the countryside around the town of St.

Ogg's and the river Floss. Readers follow James down into the dark underworld, where he can hear the layers of rock shift around him. Will he survive his first day in the deeps.

Beautifully illustrated with textured and shadowy acrylic paintings, Boy of the Deeps vividly illuminates and honors the lives of coal Of The Deeps.

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