Science Detectives

Editors of YES Mag
Rose Cowles

Think science is a bunch of test tubes, microscopes and guys in lab coats? Think again! Science is bursting with far-out but true stories, fascinating puzzles and mind-boggling mysteries. Science Detectives follows fearless and dedicated science sleuths tracking down leads and solving cases all over the world --- in cities and in deserts, deep underground, high in the sky and even in your DNA. Science Detectives includes five fascinating projects to test your science-detection skills.

978-1-55337-995-9 | Aug 1, 2006
List Price: USD $8.95, CAD $9.95
4-color 8 1/2 x 11 48 pages
Grades: 3 To 7 / Ages: 8 to 12

Awards & Reviews

“(Includes) enough specific detail to keep young detectives engaged.”
— Kirkus Reviews, August 2006
“Books like this make science more interesting, and vital to young people, and encourage them to participate in community projects ...”
— ForeWord, December 2006
2007 - Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2007 - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, Short-listed
2007 - Outstanding Science Trade Book, National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council, Winner
2007 - Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Short-listed
2007 - Alberta Children's Rocky Mountain Book Award, Short-listed

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