Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick Man by Katherine KirkpatrickMysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick Man by Katherine Kirkpatrick

Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick Man

byKatherine KirkpatrickIllustratorEmma Stevenson

Hardcover | April 1, 2011

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When two young men who were sneaking into a boat race accidentally uncovered a skeleton along a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, in 1996, they had no idea of the impact their discovery would have. The bones were those of one of the oldest and most complete skeletons ever recovered in the U.S. and led to one of the most important archaeological controversies of modern times. Kennewick Man transformed long-held theories about the colonization of the Americas and sparked a nine-year battle pitting scientists against Native American tribes for control of the remains. Time line, glossary, chapter notes, bibliography.
Katherine Kirkpatrick is the author of fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, all reflecting her fascination with history. These include The Snow Baby and Redcoats and Petticoats. She lives in Seattle, Washington.Emma Stevenson is a graduate of University College Falmouth in Cornwall, England. Her debut illustrations for Eggs,...
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Title:Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick ManFormat:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 9.25 × 10.13 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2011Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823421872

ISBN - 13:9780823421879

Appropriate for ages: 8

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