Crime solving has long been a subject of interest to kids and adults alike. Here, readers can find detailed, illustrated case files explaining how police solve crimes and catch criminals. From the collection and methodical matching of evidence to high-tech computer crime-solving, the science of crime is revealed in clear, lively text, photos and vibrant illustrations. Full-color throughout.
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****PUBLISHER: Greey de Pencier Books, Inc., 1997. ****AWARDS/NOTES OF INTEREST: ****SYNOPSIS: Recommend for intermediate grades. A fun, non-fiction book about crime science. Presented with mini-chapters, each page is filled with vignettes, information, pictures, and trivia about this field of work. A book to be read independently. ****LIKES/DISLIKES: A lot of great information, maybe even too much. A student reading this should have a lot of interest in the topic or else it will be boring. Illustrations are fun an appropriate. No graphic images, just a few skeletal x-rays. ****CLASSROOM IDEAS: This is not an appropriate book for read aloud, but makes for great high-interest reading. The text is somewhat difficult but even a struggling reader can take a lot away from this book. This could also be a support book for any kind of detective story we did in the classrom
Review: Crime Science: How Investigators Use Science To Track Down The Bad GuysUser Review - Aubrey B - Goodreads
One of my all time favorite books. At 11 years old I used to sit around and read this again and again for hours on end... Read full review