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Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Ages 9 to 12

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Buried Alive!: How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780547707785
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarion Books - April 17th, 2012

The miners’ lives, mining operations, and the rescue process are explored in this account of the dramatic disaster. Photographs, extensive background information, and bibliography. (10-12)


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Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803737471
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Published: Dial Books - August 30th, 2012

As demonstrators headed toward the Library of Alexandria in Egypt during the Arab Spring, some joined hands around the building to protect it from destruction. Mixed-media collages. (8-10)


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The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves (Traveling Photographer) Cover Image
By Richard Sobol, Richard Sobol (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763641658
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2012

Chinese legends, mulberries, worms, spit, and poop unite to make beautiful silk clothing, providing Thai women girls with a viable trade and a proud heritage. Photo essay. (8-10)
Graphic Format


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