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Forensics: Solving the Crime
Tabatha Yeatts ©2001


  • 144 pages
  • 75 black-and-white photos, drawings, and maps
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 7" x 9"
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-75-5
  • $21.95







“A tour through the history of forensic science. The tidbits Yeatts provides about the investigators’ personalities and life histories put a human face on the science. . . . [S]he does not shy away from trying to make complex areas, such as DNA fingerprinting, understandable to average readers.”
School Library Journal

Profiles James Marsh (toxicology), Henry Faulds (fingerprints), Albert Sherman Osborn (handwriting and document examination), Charles Waite and Calvin Goddard (ballistics), Mildred Trotter (forensic anthropology), Jacques Penry (identification kits), and Alec Jeffreys (DNA fingerprinting).