Investigating the Mafia, 1st Edition

  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420503618
  • ISBN-13: 9781420503616
  • DDC: 363.250973
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Delving into the fascinating world of the criminal investigator, this series unveils the tools and techniques used by today's (and yesterday's) professionals. Students will learn how today's cutting edge forensic science unravels the clues in the tiniest bits of evidence -- a drop of blood, a strand of hair, a speck of dirt, a shard of bone. Each title focuses on a particular type of crime.

Features and Benefits

  • Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.


"Unlike most types of criminal investigations, Mafia cases focus on the organized crime group rather than one specific crime."--Book of Note 2011, Tri State Young Adult Review Group

— Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee

"This excellent resource on a popular and interesting research and outside reading topic will be a welcome addition to middle and high school libraries." -- Library Media Connection (January 2007)

— Library Media Connection