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The Resource Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, Sally M. Walker

Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, Sally M. Walker

Label
Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
Title
Written in bone
Title remainder
buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
Statement of responsibility
Sally M. Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book reports on the work of forensic scientists who are excavating grave sites in James Fort, in Jamestown, Virginia, to understand the people who lived in the Chesapeake Bay area in the 1600s and 1700s
Summary
Takes readers through the process of investigating human remains found at colonial-era sites to reveal causes of death, match remains with the names on the historical records, and determine the skeletons' gender, age at death, nationality, and even economic standing
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
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305559
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614/.17
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
GN69.8
LC item number
.W35 2009
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1140
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.0
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
adolescent
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buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
Label
Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, Sally M. Walker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007010768.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index
Contents
A grave mystery -- Who were you? -- Out of the grave -- The captain -- The body in the basement -- The luxury of lead -- The lead-coffin people -- Expect the unexpected -- Remember me
Control code
5045973
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780822571353
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2007010768
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm86090402
  • (OCoLC)86090402
Label
Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, Sally M. Walker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007010768.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index
Contents
A grave mystery -- Who were you? -- Out of the grave -- The captain -- The body in the basement -- The luxury of lead -- The lead-coffin people -- Expect the unexpected -- Remember me
Control code
5045973
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780822571353
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2007010768
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm86090402
  • (OCoLC)86090402

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