They lost their heads!

920.02 BEC YHBA 19-20

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They lost their heads! : what happened to Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts

Beccia, Carlyn.

New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019.

182 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the . . . end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning . . ."--Provided by publisher.

Reading Level: 7.3

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ISBN:

978-0-8027-3747-2

LC Call No:

CT107 .B425 2019

Dewey Class No:

920.02 23

Author:

Beccia, Carlyn.

Title:

They lost their heads! : what happened to Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts / Carlyn Beccia.

Edition:

Pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019.

Publisher:

Ã2018.

Physical:

182 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-178) and index.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, March 2018

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, February 2018

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, March 2018

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), June 2018

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, February 2018

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection, November 2017

Summary:

"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the . . . end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning . . ."--Provided by publisher.

Target Audience:

7.3.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

Celebrities--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Human body--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Celebrities--Anecdotes.

Subject:

Human body--Anecdotes.

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