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Silver Mines: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about silver mines?

As you can see, this list of kids books about silver mines is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about silver mines, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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The Secret of the Silver Mines
Written & illustrated by Shane Peacock
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 9-12
Just when Dylan Maples is settling down after last summer's trip to Ireland's Eye, the parental units are at it again--planning another family adventure. Only this time, it's not a summer vacation, but an extended trip way up north to Cobalt, Ontario, in the middle of a bitter winter. Once a thriving silver mining community, all that's left of the town's rich history are the long abandoned mines. A Toronto millionaire has hired Dylan's dad to retrieve a fortune in silver allegedly stolen from his grandfather back in the early part of the twentieth century. But was the fortune really stolen? And if so, where has it been hidden? The answers to these questions reside with one man--Theobald T. Larocque, Cobalt's oldest citizen. But no one has seen him in years. And no one seems at all eager to help Dylan's dad locate him--except, of course, his devoted son Dylan, and Dylan's newfound friend and accomplice, Wynona Dixon.

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