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Contents Dear Budding Detective 6 How to Use This Book 7 Chapter One: How It All Started 8 Our Gang 8 Make Your Own Detective Agency Sign 10 Make Your Own Crime Kit 12 Best-Dressed Detective Jacket 14 Secret Camera Pocket 15 Chapter Two: The Scene of the Crime 16 Memory Master: Noticing and Remembering Details 18 Sharpening Your Memory 19 Record the Scene: Make a Photo Scale 21 Fingerprint Kit 22 Dusting for Fingerprints 23 Make Your Own Mystery Note 24 Collecting Trace Evidence: Hair and Fiber 25 The String's the Thing: Spatter and Projectile Analysis 27 X Marks the Spot: Recording Local Conditions 29 Out With It, Darn Spot! Fake Blood 30 The Bare Truth: What Feet Tell Us 31 Invisible Messages 33 More Invisible Messages 33 Starting the Search for a Missing Person 34 Chapter Three: The Tables Are Turned 36 Trash Cover 37 Talk to the Hand: Handwriting & Paper Analysis 39 Pigpen Cipher 40 Coded Screensaver Messages 41 Disguising Your Voice 43 Stop Thief! Powder and Other Best Booby Traps 45 The Drawer Trap 45 The Book Trap 45 Reversible Shirt 46 Other Disguises 47 Chapter Four: The Chase is On 48 Sneaking 49 Time Is of the Essence 51 Faking It: Making a Cut-Out Silhouette 52 Mean Streets: Shaking a Tail 53 Excellent Small Hiding Places 54 False-Bottom Box 55 Excellent Large Hiding Places 57 Color Codes and Secret Drops 59 Complex Color Codes 59 Book Cipher 60 Being There (Not): How to Make a Fake Body 62 Night Surveillance Outfit 63 Night Work: Stuff that Glows in the Dark 64 Coded Morse Message 66 Chapter Five: Closing In 70 Elementary, My Dear: Simple Rules of Ratiocination 70 Getting Bubbles to Bubble: Interrogation Techniques 72 I Confess! Using Good Cop/Bad Cop Tactics 74 Goodbye and All That 76 The Master Detective's Handbook 77 Make an Evidence Bag and Tape 80 Secure the Scene: Crime Scene Tape 82 Make a Fingerprint Database 83 The Game's a Foot! Collecting Footprints 84 Grime Doesn't Pay: Drag marks and Tread Marks 86 Tool Time: Make Your Own Casting Putty 88 The Eyes Have It: Interrogation Tips 89 More Invisible Messages In Case You're Kidnapped 90 The Essential Detecting Library: A Guide for Beginners 92 DetectiveSpeak: A Vocabulary 78 Give Up? Cracked Codes 95 Index 96
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Handicraft -- Juvenile literature.
Detectives -- Juvenile literature.
Detective and mystery stories -- Juvenile literature.