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Author Byers, Ann, author.

Title Uncracked codes and cyphers / Ann Byers.

Publication Info. New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  005.8 Byers    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 64 pages : illustrations, portraits (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cryptography : code making and code breaking
Cryptography: code making and code breaking.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ancient codes : the Phaistos Disc and the Voynich manuscript -- Buried treasure : the Beale papers -- A playful composition : the Dorabella cipher -- Two challenge ciphers -- A killer's ciphers : the Zodiac -- Challenging the experts : the Kryptos monument.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary Readers examine eight codes and ciphers that could not be cracked. These riddles have eluded the best cryptographers, but, with time, new tools, and a little luck, the eight codes will someday be cracked.
Audience Ages 11-13.
Grades 6-8.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Ciphers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Juvenile literature.
Cryptography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Ciphers -- History.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
Cryptography -- History.
Ciphers -- History.
Cryptography -- History.
ISBN 9781508173106 (library bound) : 20.25

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