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Bodies From The Ice

Author : James M. Deem
ISBN : 061880045X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Recounts the discovery of the oldest human mummy in the 1990s by two mountain climbers on the Austrian border, in this exciting volume that reveals how glaciers, hulking masses of moving ice, are now offering up many secrets from the past.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bodies From The Bog

Author : James M. Deem
ISBN : 0618354026
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the discovery of bog bodies in northern Europe and the evidence which their remains reveal about themselves and the civilizations in which they lived.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bodies From The Ash

Author : James M. Deem
ISBN : 9780618473083
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides an examination of the bodies found buried in the ashes of the ancient city while exploring the life and times of these people, the events that led to the destruction of their civilization, and the archeological discoveries being made at the site's location today.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Faces From The Past

Author : James M. Deem
ISBN : 0547370245
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the efforts of a scientific team to learn about the life and culture of a person whose skeletal remains are traced to prehistoric times, profiling the valuable technical achievements of artists who use special skills to reconstruct faces from archaeological remains. 10,000 first printing.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Blood And Ice

Author : Robert Masello
ISBN : 9780553906134
Genre : Fiction
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Journalist Michael Wilde—his world recently shattered by tragedy—has come to the South Pole looking for solace and a new lease on life. But what he finds on a routine dive in the polar sea is something else entirely: the bodies of a young man and a young woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice. Beside them is an ancient chest filled with a sinister cargo. Wilde’s search to unravel the mystery of this doomed couple will lead from the battlefields of the Crimean War to the unexplored depths of the Antarctic Ocean, where an age-old curse survives to this day. And as the ice around the lovers begins to melt, Wilde will witness what may be a miracle—or a nightmare—in the making. What is dead, it turns out, is not always gone.
Category: Fiction

In The Kingdom Of Ice

Author : Hampton Sides
ISBN : 9781780745268
Genre : History
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In 1879 the USS Jeanette set sail from San Francisco to cheering crowds and a frenzy of publicity. The ship and its crew, captained by the heroic George De Long, were heading for glory and the last unmapped area of the globe: the North Pole. But it was not long before the Jeanette was trapped in crushing pack ice. Amid the rush of water and the shrieks of breaking wooden boards, the crew found themselves marooned a thousand miles north of Siberia with only the barest supplies, facing a seemingly impossible trek across the endless ice. Battling everything from snow blindness and polar bears to ferocious storms and frosty labyrinths, the expedition battled madness and starvation as they desperately strove for survival. With twists and turns worthy of a thriller, In the Kingdom of Ice is a spellbinding tale of heroism and determination in the most unforgiving territory on Earth.
Category: History

I Scream Ice Cream

Author : Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ISBN : 9781452124292
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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What do "I Scream!" and "Ice Cream!" have in common? Nothing—besides the fact that they sound the same! The ever-surprising Amy Krouse Rosenthal unleashes her prolific wit in this silly and smart book of wordplay. Perfectly complemented by equally clever illustrations from the talented and internationally renowned Serge Bloch, this mind-bending book will have young readers thinking about words in an entirely new way!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Boy On Ice The Life And Death Of Derek Boogaard

Author : John Branch
ISBN : 9780393245967
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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“Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites.”—Steve Almond, New York Times Book Review The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a gripping work of narrative nonfiction, acclaimed reporter John Branch tells the shocking story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death. Boy on Ice is the richly told story of a mountain of a man who made it to the absolute pinnacle of his sport. Widely regarded as the toughest man in the NHL, Boogaard was a gentle man off the ice but a merciless fighter on it. With great narrative drive, Branch recounts Boogaard's unlikely journey from lumbering kid playing pond-hockey on the prairies of Saskatchewan, so big his skates would routinely break beneath his feet; to his teenaged junior hockey days, when one brutal outburst of violence brought Boogaard to the attention of professional scouts; to his days and nights as a star enforcer with the Minnesota Wild and the storied New York Rangers, capable of delivering career-ending punches and intimidating entire teams. But, as Branch reveals, behind the scenes Boogaard's injuries and concussions were mounting and his mental state was deteriorating, culminating in his early death from an overdose of alcohol and painkillers. Based on months of investigation and hundreds of interviews with Boogaard's family, friends, teammates, and coaches, Boy on Ice is a brilliant work for fans of Michael Lewis's The Blind Side or Buzz Bissinger's Friday Night Lights. This is a book that raises deep and disturbing questions about the systemic brutality of contact sports—from peewees to professionals—and the damage that reaches far beyond the game.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Ice House

Author : Minette Walters
ISBN : 0312427530
Genre : Fiction
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Content to live a quiet and reclusive life at Streech Grange, Phoebe Maybury's family estate, Phoebe and her housemates, Diana Goode and Anne Cattrell, suddenly find their sanctuary violated by the discovery of a corpse in the estate's ice house, launching an investigation that threatens to reveal long-hidden secrets. Winner of the CWA John Creasey/New Blood Dagger Award. Reprint.
Category: Fiction

The Girl In The Ice

Author : Robert Bryndza
ISBN : 1910751774
Genre : Fiction
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"When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes, all found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water around London. What dark secrets is the girl in the ice hiding?"--Back cover.
Category: Fiction