Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice

Grade 8+
Released in 2015
Reading Level:

This title presents the history of forensics. Vivid text details how early studies of toxic chemicals and firearm analysis led to modern scientific crime solving techniques. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.


  Beginning with an attention-grabbing introduction, the narrative is engaging, immersing readers in the histories of these subjects.  
— School Library Journal
  This book is put together so expertly [...] it will be appealing to many. [...] Lindsey Carmichael's writing is easy to understand as she lays out a very complex subject in an organized, accurate way that is totally absorbing. [This] could be the book that inspires a young person's interest in this vital field.