They lost their heads! : What happened to Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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They lost their heads! : What happened to Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts

Author: Carlyn Beccia
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning. The engaging,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Juvenile works
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlyn Beccia
ISBN: 9780802737458 0802737455
OCLC Number: 1260569620
Target Audience: 1010
Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Carlyn Beccia.

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"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning. The engaging, conversational tone of the text, the wonderfully creepy subject matter, and the delightfully detailed art are sure to capture even the most reluctant readers."--

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