By Edward Hueske
Firearms facts exam and fingerprint comparability have had an extended and fascinating background. The position of fingerprints in human id can truly be traced again a number of thousand years. the advance of the technological know-how of fingerprint comparability and the medical exam of firearms, in spite of the fact that, begun within the early nineteenth century. The objective of the renovation of actual proof is to affiliate every bit of facts with its accountable resource, permitting forensic scientists to reply to questions concerning the who, what, whilst, the place, how, and why of a criminal offense. ''Firearms and Fingerprints'' lines those early beginnings and the icons that laid the foundation for the present technological know-how.
By Ronald A. Reis
Like a strong locomotive, Lou Gehrig slugged his manner via 14 years because the satisfaction of the Yankees. by no means lacking a video game in the course of his occupation, the six-time All-Star set the yankee League checklist with 184 RBI in 1931, hit a list 23 grand slams, gained most useful participant awards, and gained the 1934 Triple Crown. Refusing to determine himself as a ordinary, Gehrig accomplished greatness via an unwavering commitment to perform. Then unexpectedly, the Iron guy started to rust. the house runs ceased. The hits turned misses. Gehrig had gotten smaller amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. but harnessing the energy he had displayed at the baseball diamond, Lou Gehrig struggled onward with dignity and objective. notwithstanding the disorder that now bears his identify finally took Lou Gehrig's existence, it didn't extinguish his spirit or his tremendous legacy. "Lou Gherig" is an engrossing new biography that celebrates a guy who was once not just a baseball nice but additionally a real American hero.
By Sarah J. Purcell
This quantity within the acclaimed Eyewitness historical past sequence covers the interval 1783 to 1828, deciding upon up after the belief of the yankee Revolution and carrying on with as much as the years whilst the US was once increasing westward. It incorporates a ancient narrative that offers an summary of the interval, a chronology, and thousands of eyewitness stories from those who witness or lived in the course of the political occasions, social alterations, pop culture, and fiscal adjustments during this vital interval. It additionally offers with fresh insights in regards to the value of race and women's heritage within the new country. Eyewitness testimony from political leaders, inventors, social commentators, ladies, African american citizens, Indians, and so forth are incorporated, and one of several army occasions coated are the Quasi-War with France, the Tripolitan Wars, Indian combating, the Seminole Wars, and the conflict of 1812. fabric on Canada is incorporated, because the fates of Canada and the U.S. have been heavily associated within the interval, and the relationship in made specifically transparent within the bankruptcy at the conflict of 1812, which happened in either international locations Simultaneously.
To stimulate curiosity in scholars and supply the main entire account of the interval, this booklet additionally contains files, pill biographies of key figures, a bibliography, an index, and greater than eighty black-and-white photos.
By Caroline Cox
"Opening Up North the USA, 1497-1800, Revised variation" integrates in a chronological narrative the voyages taken from Florida to Newfoundland, protecting the 1st recorded touch of John Cabot in 1497 via Alexander Mackenzie's trip around the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific in 1793. via those tales, the geography of northeastern North the US is pieced jointly and the effect ecu exploration had on local American society is still felt this present day. assurance of this name comprises: the significance of cod fishing within the North Atlantic; Beaver hats and the position performed by means of the fur exchange in exploration of the continent's inside; Spanish, French, and English claims to territory within the southeast within the sixteenth century; and, exploration via Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Etienne Brule, Rene-Robert Cavaller, Sieur de los angeles Salle, and others.
By Debbie Viguié
They’re enjoyable! They’re quirky! They’re candy Seasons—unlike the other women’ books you’ve ever learn. you'll name them replacement, God-honoring chick lit. subscribe to Candace Thompson on a candy, lighthearted, and sincere romp during the friendships, romances, kinfolk, tuition, religion, and values that make a girl’s existence as complete because it should be. Will Candace live on the shift from cotton sweet to sweet corn? Fall is within the air, and with out thoroughly understanding why, Candace Thompson has signed as much as proceed what used to be purported to be a non permanent summer season task on the neighborhood subject matter park. operating with Kurt doesn’t harm, yet a stunning kink concerning her formative years team, in addition to the surprise of an unforeseen setback, threaten to be extra painful. Candace’s autumn holds as many surprises as her summer season as her rousing romp throughout the seasons continues.
By Kent Publishing
This new sequence of nonfiction readers will seize a student's curiosity from the first actual web page! Designed with reluctant readers in brain, those riveting 64-page softcover books provide brief chapters on high-interest headlines. every one bankruptcy is its personal mini-book, which incorporates a timeline, key phrases, and engaging evidence. interesting black and white images continue the pages turning. A bibliography encourages additional topical reading.\n\nTaken from their houses or seized from their automobiles, kidnapping sufferers and their households face a terrifying ordeal. a few kidnappers wish funds; others do it for political purposes. study the scary info of the Lindbergh, Hill, Anderson, and shrewdpermanent abductions.
By Pam Walker
It is just ordinary for individuals to be desirous about the ocean. existence originated within the oceans, and greater than one-half of the folks in the world live inside of 50 miles of the ocean. even if, even if we now have despatched explorers to the moon and different areas of house, we nonetheless understand little in regards to the frontier that surrounds us. The attractive new "Life within the Sea" set presents younger readers with present, available information regarding the ocean and its creatures. This finished source at the ocean's population provides dwelling issues of their actual habitats, emphasizing the connection among marine biology and marine ecology. each one quantity specializes in one particular zone of the marine global, discussing its actual features, the dwelling issues chanced on there, and the influence people have at the sector. the best spouse to "Facts On File's lifestyles on the earth" set (see dealing with page), this priceless reference provides a well-rounded view of marine lifestyles.
By Dana Desonie
Earth is the water planet, yet just a tiny quantity of the planet s water is clean and usable, and water pollutants has develop into a huge limitation as we input the twenty first century. notwithstanding constructed international locations now keep an eye on a few pollution and for this reason their waterways are cleanser, new chemical compounds are more and more being published into the surroundings, leading to a poisonous soup which may be inflicting cancers, improvement difficulties, and different issues in humans and flora and fauna. And along with pollutants, overfishing and engineering initiatives are destroying freshwater ecosystems. Hydrosphere is a concise exam of the urgent matters affecting our water offer. This potently written and illustrated ebook explains how society must undertake a precautionary precept in water issues by way of larger realizing the results in their activities sooner than, no longer after, these activities happen.
By Hayley DiMarco
Hayley DiMarco understands that children are hungry for God's be aware. they need to understand what God has to claim to them and the way they could follow his fact to their lives. yet there are only now not many teen-centered religious study fabrics in the market that attach. Hungry Planet to the rescue! Combining specified packaging with sincere, teen-focused content material, those Hungry Planet Bible stories are what kids, mom and dad, and early life pastors were ready for.
In every one quantity, Hayley leads youngsters in an inductive biblical studies which will get the main out of the Scriptures. The reports are topic-driven--with volumes on suggest ladies, relationship, modesty, and purity--so they communicate to children at a felt-need point. Now to be had in alternate paper.