Mystery Hunters: Fakes and Hoaxes, 1st Edition

  • Sarah Levete
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482460076
  • ISBN-13: 9781482460070
  • DDC: 001.95
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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The best fakes and hoaxes have just enough truth to lure people into the deception. This comprehensive book showcases some infamous hoaxes as well as supposed-hoaxes that people won't stop believing—Bigfoot, anyone? There's so much to explore, from ancient lore of fairies and sea monsters to modern-day hoax baseball players and superhumans! Each high-interest subject is paired with imaginative images and colorful photographs. "Mysterious Facts" boxes list further points of proof. Readers will especially find a chapter on Internet hoaxes and digital forgeries applicable to their lives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Can You Believe it?.
2: Monstrous World.
3: Mythical Beings.
4: Earth and Beyond.
5: The Real Thing?.
6: Modern Fakery.
Mystery Hunter Answers.
For More Information.