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Phenomena: Secrets of the Senses

By Donna M. Jackson (Hardcover Book, 2008)
Can paranormal experiences help solve crimes?
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Your senses send your brain messages. But what do those messages say? Find out how to interpret your senses and explore ways that technology is changing the way we experience the world around us.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $16.99 US/$18.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316166492

    • On Sale Date: 09/01/2008

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book

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Can paranormal experiences help solve crimes?
What makes us have chills when we go to a haunted house?
Can dogs detect cancer?


Your senses send your brain messages. But what do those messages say? Find out how to interpret your senses and explore ways that technology is changing the way we experience the world around us.

Donna M. Jackson is a life-long, award-winning non-fiction writer who loves writing about real people, places, and things. She's the author of LB's BONE DETECTIVE, HERO DOGS, and TWIN TALES, and her recently published title with Houghton Mifflin, ER VETS, has received much acclaim. She lives in Colorado with her husband Charlie, her son Christopher and her two dogs Sophie and Shadow.
  • Praise for Phenomena:

    "Students with an interest in the weird and unusual will find this book fascinating...Scientific explanations for many of the phenomena are evenly balanced with personal anecdotes from individuals with unusual experiences. The black-and-white illustrations and photographs are plentiful enough to make the text accessible to reluctant readers." --School Library Journal

    Praise for ER Vets: Life in an Animal Emergency Room (Houghton Mifflin, 2005) : 

    An NPR: Best Science Books of 2006 

    A Junior Library Guild Selection

    A New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age 2006

    An NCTE 2006 Orbis Pictus Honor Book for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

    *"Well-researched and well-written, ER Vets is an engaging book on a hot topic."--School Library Journal (starred review)

  • Praise for Bone Detectives:

    *"Readers will find themselves glued to this fact-filled foray into the fine art of forensics."- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    *"A fine example of the application of scientific knowledge to the 'real' world."- School Library Journal (starred review)  

  • Praise for Twin Tales

    *"This informative photo essay will amaze and mystify twins and singles alike."- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) 

    *"This title will appeal to both report writers and children who are interested in learning more about this fascinating subject."- School Library Journal  (starred review)

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Phenomena: Secrets of the Senses
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $16.99 US/$18.99 CAN
  • Pages: 192
  • Physical Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316166492
  • On Sale Date: 09/01/2008
Phenomena: Secrets of the Senses