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Caught! : Nabbing History's Most Wanted
by Georgia Bragg and Kevin O'Malley




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A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked.

Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages.

Some were crooked, some were deadly, and some were merely out of line--but they all got Caught as detailed in this fascinating and funny study of crime, culture, and forensic science.

FEATURING HISTORY'S MOST WANTED: Joan of Arc, Sir Walter Raleigh, Caravaggio, Blackbeard, John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Mata Hari, Typhoid Mary, Rasputin, Vincenzo Peruggia (Mona Lisa thief), Bernard Kuehn (Pearl Harbor spy), Anna Anderson (Anastasia impersonator), and Al Capone

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Overview

A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked.

Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages.

Some were crooked, some were deadly, and some were merely out of line--but they all got Caught as detailed in this fascinating and funny study of crime, culture, and forensic science.

FEATURING HISTORY'S MOST WANTED: Joan of Arc, Sir Walter Raleigh, Caravaggio, Blackbeard, John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Mata Hari, Typhoid Mary, Rasputin, Vincenzo Peruggia (Mona Lisa thief), Bernard Kuehn (Pearl Harbor spy), Anna Anderson (Anastasia impersonator), and Al Capone

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781524767419
  • ISBN-10: 1524767417
  • Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: September 2019
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-13
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds


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