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Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past


Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white with over 65 photographs, many of them rare. For ages 8 to adult. Published by Houghton Mifflin.

Other Books about Glaciers


Here are some of the books I used in researching and writing Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past.


Anker, Conrad, and David Roberts. The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest. New York: Simon and Shuster, 1999.

Ardito, Stefano. Mont Blanc. Vercelli, Italy: White Star, 2006.

Aufderheide, Arthur C. The Scientific Study of Mummies. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Benn, Douglas I. And David J.A. Evans. Glaciers and Glaciation.  London: Arnold, 2006.



Brown, Rebecca A. Women on High: Pioneers of Mountaineering. Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 2002.

Cruikshank, Julie. Do Glaciers Listen? Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, & Social Imagination. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2005.

Fagan, Brian. The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850. New York: Basic Books, 2000.



Fowler, Brenda. Iceman: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric Man Found in an Alpine Glacier. New York: Random House, 2000.

Fleckinger, Angela. Ötzi, the Iceman. Second edition. Vienna, Austria: Folio, 2005.

Fleming, Fergus. Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps.  New York: Grove Press, 2000.

Hambrey, Michael, and Jürg Alean. Glaciers. Second edition. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004.



Hemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, and Eric R. Simonson. Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine. Seattle, WA: Mountaineers Books, 1999.

Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel.  Times of Feast, Times of Famine: A History of Climate Since the Year 1000.  Translated by Barbara Bray. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1971.

Macdougall, Doug. Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Mazel, David (ed.). Mountaineering Women: Stories by Early Climbers.  College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1994.



Pringle, Heather. The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead. New York: Hyperion, 2001.

Reinhard, Johan. The Ice Maiden: Inca Mummies, Mountain Gods, and Sacred Sites in the Andes. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2005.

Spindler, Konrad. The Man in the Ice. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1994.

Wise, Karen. "High Mountain Inca Sacrifices." In Paul Bahn (ed.), Written in Bones: How Human Remains Unlock the Secrets of the Dead. Newton Abbot, UK: David and Charles, 2002.


Books for Children

Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers & the Recovery of the Past by James M Deem

Icebergs and Glaciers by Seymour Simon

Great Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier Activity Book

Glaciers (Blastoff Readers: Learning About the Earth) by Colleen Sexton

Glaciers (Our World) (Our World) by Valerie Bodden

Ice Mummy (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4) by Mark Dubowski

Discovering the Inca Ice Maiden by Johan Reinhard

Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography Of George Mallory by Audrey Salkeld