How was Joaquin Argamasilla able to see through metal? How did Daniel Home float through the air – high enough to hit his head on the ceiling? How was Evangeline Adams able to predict the future? Could these people actually perform the impossible? Wonder-Workers! reveals the secrets of these and seven other famous magicians, psychics, and mediums. Investigative writer Joe Nickell tells their stories and examines their claims in the light of science to learn whether they truly did possess powers beyond the range of nature and normal human experience. Dr. Nickell (himself a wonder-worker) guides young readers through these amazing stories, encouraging them to question the unbelievable and discover the truth behind some of the world’s greatest mysteries.
Published by Prometheus Books Nov 01, 1991| 94 Pages| 6 x 9| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780879756888