The Bone Detectives: How Forensic Anthropologists Solve Crimes and Uncover Mysteries of the Dead
- IRA Teachers Choice
- Publishers Weekly, starred review
- School Library Journal, starred review
- New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
It's said that "dead men tell no tales" yet their bones have some interesting stories to reveal. That's what police depend on when the only clues to a crime are the bones of the victim. Then it's time
Although I am not a scientific mind myself, I find crime investigation facinating, if it is presented in laymans understandability. This book fit that bill.
Talking about the science of Forensic Anthropology and how age, gender, race and other factors can be determined by studying skeletal remains.
Using one particular case study and other examples as wel...more
This was weird to me, because it's billed as a juvenile nonfiction book, has lots of pictures, big text and short sentences--but the whole subject matter is about murders and examining dead bodies! It just didn't seem to go together. I was a little disappointed with this book; it was quite disjointed and didn't really flow well. The pictures were nice, but the text had...more