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The Iceman

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Science writer Don Lessem recounts the discovery, excavation, and study of the mummified body of a 5,000-year-old man--the first book on the most exciting anthropological discovery since the opening of the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Full-color photos and diagrams.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 12th 1994 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Feb 20, 2011 rated it really liked it
Great text written in a living book style, instead of just dry facts. Nicely written. Photos and illustrations add alot. But, because some of the photos are graphic, I am hesitating reading this to my 8yo son. But, think it would be wonderful when he is just abit older.

Saying that, I would classify myself as EXTREMELY finicky at what I allow my child to be exposed to in any kind of media. My concern with this particular book is the gruesomeness of a mummy that may lead to nightmares. It has clo
I read this to the boys for their history curriculum. While the pictures were a little graphic (the boys thought it was digusting), the story was wonderful and they listened intently and chimed in several times.
Sep 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Nice story! I really enjoyed how the narrator and pictures went! An amazing historical book. Recommend this to everyone! I wanted to read this over and over.
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