Explore Books for Young Adults


Science meets society in Lindsey’s books for teen readers, which explore both cutting-edge research and contemporary ethical debate. Recommended for grades 7 and up.


Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild

Explore real cases that take you from the crime scene to the laboratory to the courtroom. See how scientists use DNA fingerprints to identify endangered species, match wild parents with their babies, or trace an animal victim’s home country. Become a wildlife detective by tackling four crime-busting experiments.
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Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice

Grade 8+
Released in 2015

This book explores how forensic science first developed. It covers the history of DNA fingerprinting, autopsy and anthropology, chemistry and toxicology, ballistics, blood spatter analysis, fingerprints, trace evidence, and questioned documents, with emphasis on key scientists and landmark cases. Current issues in forensic science, and the future of the field, are also discussed.
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Living with Obesity by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Living with Obesity

Grade 8+
Released in 2014

Part cutting-edge science and part self-help, the main audience is teens dealing with obesity, but members of their support networks and people interested in learning about the causes and consequences of obesity will also find this book helpful.
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Living With Scoliosis by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Living With Scoliosis

Grade 8+
Released in 2014

Part cutting-edge science and part self-help, the main audience is teens dealing with scoliosis, but members of their support networks and people interested in learning about the causes and consequences of the condition will also find this book helpful.
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Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

Grade 8+
Released in 2014

This book introduces engineering concepts like settlement, load and sustainability through in-depth examination of three projects: Confederation Bridge, the Burj Khalifa, and the Panama Canal. It also explores both the history and future of this foundational field of engineering.
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Gene Therapy by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Gene Therapy

Grade 8+
Released in 2013

Gene Therapy covers the history and development of this fascinating science, and includes the most recent information on the state of the field.
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Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Grade 8+
Released in 2013

This book covers the history of alternative vehicle technology and the breakthroughs that are making it competitive in today’s energy environment.
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