CAS CLOSED? NINE MYSTERIES UNLOCKED BY MODERN SCIENCE
- Pub. Date: August 2010
- Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
- ISBN-13: 9781554533626
- ISBN: 1554533627
Egypt’s first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE — was she murdered? Find out how DNA closes the case. The ancient Arabian Peninsula city of Ubar vanishes, seemingly without trace. Find out how old maps and modern space shuttles help solve the mystery. Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage is never heard from again. Find out how spectroscopy points to some probable explanations. Case Closed? examines these and six other mysteries from ancient and modern times. Accompanied by photos, maps, diagrams and illustrations, this book reveals how modern science sheds new light on people, vessels and entire civilizations throughout history that simply vanished. In some cases, the mystery has been solved. In other cases, readers can examine the latest evidence and decide for themselves.
SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS REVIEWED FOR THE PURPOSE FROM BOSTICK COMMUNICATIONS AND THE AUTHOR AND DOES NOT EFFECT THIS REVIEW!
CASE CLOSED? NINE MYSTERIES UNLOCKED BY MODERN SCIENCE by Susan Hughes is a children’s nonfiction. It is full of information and is for children ages 8 to 12/grades 3 to 7. It has great llustrations, intrigue, case history, maps, diagrams which are very intersting. According to my 9 year old grandson, who loves history it is “AWESOME”. He was greatly fascinated, intrigued and throughly enjoyed this book. I would recommend it for all ages. This book was received for review from Bostick Communications and the author and details can be found at Kids Can Press.
REVIEWED BY: April Renn