Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America by James M. DeemFaces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America by James M. Deem

Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America

byJames M. Deem

Hardcover | November 20, 2012

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The first migrants arrived in North America perhaps 15,000 or 20,000 years ago. Who were these people . . . and what was their story? Their skeletons can reveal clues to their lives and deaths, and time and place in history. Sometimes artists use replicas of skulls to reconstruct human faces, which helps tell a person's story. Sibert Honor author James M. Deem's engrossing (and sometimes gross) book with full-color photographs introduces teens to a shipwrecked French sailor (1686), a Mexican soldier from San Jacinto (1836), and many more forgotten people.
James M. Deem is the author of numerous books for young readers, including the 2009 Sibert Honor Book Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Rediscovery of the Past . He lives outside of Phoenix, Arizona. Visit his website at www.jamesmdeem.com .
Title:Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North AmericaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 9.5 × 8.5 × 0.74 inPublished:November 20, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547370245

ISBN - 13:9780547370248


Editorial Reviews

An absorbing introduction to anthropological facial reconstruction . . . Impressive and fascinating."- Kirkus, starred review"Deem's writing is riveting and his research deep."- Booklist, starred review"Clear prose, pleasing layout, and crisp photographs combined with subject matter rarely explored in history books make this book an excellent choice for most collections."- School Library Journal, starred review"A strong choice for independent reading, this will also be a boon to social studies and science teachers in search of classroom readalouds."- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "