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    9781554533626 Hardback, Printed dust jacket, , $18.95 CAD
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    Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient: X Lexile measure: 1000L
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    For sale with exclusive rights in: CA US Not for sale in: ROW
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    Distributor: Hachette Book Group Availability: In stock On Sale Date:Sep 01, 2013 Carton Quantity:28 $14.99 CAD
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Case Closed?
Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science
By (author): Susan Hughes Illustrated by: Michael Wandelmaier
9781554533633 Paperback, Digest English Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 12, Grade (US) from 3 - 7 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders Sep 01, 2013
$14.99 CAD
Active 8.5 x 11 x 0.38 in | 0.84 lb 88 pages Kids Can Press
 
Outstanding Science Trade Book, NSTA 2010, Winner Utah Beehive Award - Informational Category, The Children's Literature Association of Utah 2012, Short-listed Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award 2011, Short-listed Norma Fleck Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre 2011, Winner Silver Birch Nonfiction Award, Ontario Library Association 2012, Short-listed Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award 2012, Short-listed Lamplighter Award, Children's Crown Award Reading Program 2012, Short-listed Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre 2011, Winner
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.

Susan Hughes an award-winning author, whose books for children include Case Closed?, No Girls Allowed, Earth to Audrey and Virginia. She has loved horses since she was a child and has long dreamed of setting a story on Sable Island. Susan lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Michael Wandelmaier is an illustrator and graphic designer who uses both traditional and digital media in his work. He is the illustrator of Case Closed? Michael lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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