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History's Mysteries: The Dead, The Doomed, and The Buried (The History Channel Presents)

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What lies beneath?

Welcome to history's dark side, where long-buried secrets are revealed--and nothing is what it seems. You'll meet sneaky students who steal dead bodies, unlucky passengers on a sinking ship, and even a few mysterious mummies.

Packed with quizzes, photos, and bone-chilling facts, this creepy chronicle investigates the people and places whose fates were doom
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Paperback, 74 pages
Published September 2003 by Scholastic Paperbacks
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Jan 09, 2011 April rated it liked it
Shelves: nerd, young-adult, 2011
If you like stories of the strange and unusual because you, yourself, might be strange and unusual, you'll like this book.

Most of the information was not new to me, since I fall into the category mentioned above, but it's interesting nonetheless. The cliff mummies of Peru, the history of funeral customs, the Tower of London, the Titanic's sister ships, Victorian bodysnatchers--all my favorite dinnertime topics!

Sure, it's written for 10-year-olds, but that doesn't make it any less enjoyable.

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Amanda
This book was very interesting. I liked learning some of the history on the tower of London and the Titanic.

This book is really intresting. (If you like history)

I liked this book.I really like the stories in this book. I think all older kids (middle school) would like this book. This book is a quick read and quite intresting. (Even if it is history.) That may be becaue I love history. So if you like short true mystery stoires read this book.
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Jane B. Mason grew up in a large family in northern Minnesota. She has written books for kids of all ages under many names and on many subjects, among them ghosts, Jedi, detective duos, princesses, twins, mean girls, and slam books.

Jane has lived in the midwest and on both coasts, but appears to have settled in Oakland, California, and writes almost every day at either a friend's dining room tabl
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