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Bone Detective : The Story of Forensic Anthropologist Diane France
by Lorraine Jean Hopping and Diane France


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Diane France loves bones. Why? Because they talk to her. Every skeleton she meets whispers secrets about the lifea "and deatha "of its owner. Diane France can hear those secrets because shea s a forensic anthropologist, a bone detective. She has the science skills and know-how to examine bones for clues to a mystery: Who was this person and how did he or she die?  Read more...


 
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Overview

Diane France loves bones. Why? Because they talk to her. Every skeleton she meets whispers secrets about the lifea "and deatha "of its owner. Diane France can hear those secrets because shea s a forensic anthropologist, a bone detective. She has the science skills and know-how to examine bones for clues to a mystery: Who was this person and how did he or she die? Bones tell Diane about the life and times of famous people in history, from a Russian royal family to American outlaws and war heroes. They speak to her about murders, mass disasters, and fatal accidents. One day shea s collecting skeletal evidence at a crime scene. A phone call later shea s jetting to the site of a plane crash or other unexpected tragedy to identify victims. Young readers will be captivated by the thrilling real-life story of this small-town girl full of curiosity and mischief who became a world-famous bone detective.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780309095501
  • ISBN-10: 0309095506
  • Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
  • Publish Date: March 2006
  • Page Count: 118
  • Reading Level: Ages 11-15

Series: Women's Adventures in Science (Joseph Henry Press)

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Women

 
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