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Bodies from the Bog. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. Houghton Mifflin paperback edition, 2003.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white with 39 photographs, many of them rare. For ages 8 to adult. Published by Houghton Mifflin.

Honors for

Bodies from the Bog



Top 100 Children’s Books of 1998

chosen by The Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books 

Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Nonfiction Honor List 1999 

1999 Notable Book for Children

chosen by the American Library Association 

The reconstrcuted face of  Yde Girl at the Drents Museum in Assen, the Netherlands


A Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

chosen by the American Library Association 

School Library Journal Best Children’s Books of 1998

(only 61 books selected from the almost 3800 children's books reviewed in 1998 by SLJ)

2000 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation

1999 Parents' Choice Award

Nominated for:

the Washington Irving Children's Choice Award, Westchester County Public Library Association, 1999-2000