The Bone Detectives: How Forensic Anthropologists Solve Crimes and Uncover Mysteries of the Dead

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Little, Brown and Company, Apr 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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When the only things left to tell the tale of a crime are the bones of a victim, the police call in the Bone Detectives, forensic anthropologists who use skeletal remains to help police solve crimes and identify victims. This age-appropriate book combines full-color photos, charts, and sidebars to make this fascinating profession come alive.

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User Review  - melissadorish - LibraryThing

For students who watch Bones on television, this is the perfect companion book! This book tells many stories of how forensic anthropologists solve crimes and uncover how someone died. Each case is ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelleraphael - LibraryThing

This book gives tons of information on bones and what they can show us. There are chapters that give brief historic stories. Also the back pages give a glossary on some tough words and a labeled skeleton. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Donna M. Jackson received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is the author of nonfiction books for young readers including In Your Face, Extreme Scientists, Elephant Scientist, and Every Body's Talking: What We Say without Words.

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