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Sara L. Latta

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Sara L. Latta lives and writes about science and medicine from her home in Illinois. She has a B.A. in Microbiology, an M.S. in Immunology, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing.

Sara L.'s Books

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Bones

Bones

Dead People DO Tell Tales

Sara L. Latta
All bones tell a story—you just have to know how to read them. Forensic anthropologists can tell if found bones are from a human or an animal, are male or female, and how a person lived and died. Discover the techniques forensic anthropologists are using to solve both modern and ancient crimes!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3669-7
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
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Cybercrime

Cybercrime

Data Trails DO Tell Tales

Sara L. Latta
Credit card scams . . . identity theft . . . this is the new age of computer crime. Even though there is no smoking gun, deleted computer evidence can still be detected by expert detectives. These forensic investigators can track down criminals who use the computer as their weapon...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3668-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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DNA and Blood

DNA and Blood

Dead People DO Tell Tales

Sara L. Latta
To a trained forensic scientist, blood spatter at a crime scene tells a clear story about what happened. The DNA in the blood can narrow down a list of suspects—clearing the innocent or helping send the guilty to prison...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3667-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Ice Scientist

Ice Scientist

Careers in the Frozen Antarctic

Sara L. Latta
Imagine a place where summer reaches only 36ºF. at most, and where the sun does not set. Each year, thousands of brave scientists travel to the frozen wasteland of Antarctica in hopes of learning more about our planet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3048-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs

Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs

Sara L. Latta
Many young people are tempted to take steroids because they believe they will become better athletes or be more attractive. INVESTIGATE STEROIDS AND PERFORMANCE DRUGS explains why this is a dangerous belief...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4240-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Lava Scientist

Lava Scientist

Careers on the Edge of Volcanoes

Sara L. Latta
Volcanologists brave spewing ash, flying rocks, and hot lava to gain a glimpse—sometimes literally!—into some of the world’s most temperamental geological features. Learn about volcanologists in the field, and find out how you can become a volcanologist, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3049-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Sara L.'s Award Winners

Ice Scientist Careers in the Frozen Antarctic

An NSTA-CBS OUTSTANDING SCIENCE TRADE BOOKS FOR STUDENTS K-12 1997 2010 Selection

Ice Scientist
Careers in the Frozen Antarctic