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Informational (nonfiction), 1,680 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 1000L
Seeing the Evidence: Forensic Scientists at Work is an informational book about the science of analyzing types of evidence found at crime scenes. The book provides a historical overview of the first forensic scientists in the early 1900s. Four case files give readers the opportunity to see modern forensic science at work, ranging from DNA testing to fingerprint analysis. Photographs and diagrams support the text.
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