Bodies from the Ice
by James M Deem

Subtitle: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past

As glaciers melt worldwide, mummified remains of prehistoric people are discovered. This book uses photographs, maps and historical memorabilia to discusses the two seemingly unrelated topics-- modern climate change and prehistoric cultures. This well-written and well-illustrated title won multiple awards!

Reading Levels
Interest Level:  Grade 5-8           Lexile Measure:  1180L

Awards Won
  - American Library Association Notable Children's Book
  - American Library Association Sibert Informational Award 2009
  - Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2008
  - NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing 2009
  - NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children 2009

See inside
Below are sample spreads. We realize these are too small to read, but we've included them here so you can see the amount of text on the spreads, the generous use of color  photographs, and the attractive page layout.

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