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The Mystery at Death Valley (37) (Real Kids Real Places)

Press: Carole Marsh Mysteries; 3 edition (August 24, 2010)
Publication Date:2010-8
ISBN:9780635075963
Author Name:Marsh, Carole
Pages:158
Language:English

Content

Mimi tells Christina and Grant a mystery story set in Death Valley, one of the most desolate places on Earth! There's Aunt Erin, a creepy castle in the middle of nowhere, a ghost (or not?), temperatures hotter than a Fourth of July firecracker, and more!   LOOK what's inside this mystery - people, places, history and more!   PLACES:  Death Valley, CA: Badwater Crater. 
PEOPLE: Juliet Brier and her sons: Columbus, John, and Kirk • Walter E.
Scott or "Death Valley Scotty" • Albert M.
Johnson.
HISTORY: The California Gold Rush • The Valley of Burning Silence • Sand Walking Company • Survival tips in Death valley: what to bring, what to do in an emergency.Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities.Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:Grade Levels: 3-6Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.3Accelerated Reader Points: 2Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 140437Lexile Measure: 780Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: QDevelopmental Assessment Level: 40 Get your FREE Resources!1.
Download the Carole Marsh Mysteries Real Kids! Real Places! Correlations to Common Core/State Standards HERE.2.
Download the Where Have You Been map HERE.3.
Utilize the Real Kids! Real Places! Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource for classroom discussion questions and activities for ELA grades 2-6.
This can be used for all 50 mysteries HERE.4.
Download additional activities including Fact or Fiction, Fascinating Facts, Book Club Discussions and Book Club Activities HERE.5.
Want a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE.

From the Inside Flap

Mimi tells Christina and Grant a mystery story set in Death Valley, one of the most desolate places on Earth! There's Aunt Erin, a creepy castle in the middle of nowhere, a ghost (or not?), temperatures hotter than a Fourth of July firecracker, and more! LOOK what's inside this mystery - people, places, history and more! PLACES: Death Valley, CA: Badwater Scotty's castle Windy Hill Grapevine Canyon Furnace Creek Ubehebe Crater. 
PEOPLE: Juliet Brier and her sons: Columbus, John, and Kirk Walter E.
Scott or "Death Valley Scotty" Albert M.
Johnson.
HISTORY: The California Gold Rush The Valley of Burning Silence Sand Walking Company Survival tips in Death valley: what to bring, what to do in an emergency.This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities.
Each Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.

--This text refers to the Library Binding edition.

About the Author

Carole Marsh:  Native of Atlanta, Georgia Professional writer and photographer Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, Inc. 
Founder and Owner of Marsh Media, a public relations anD corporate communications firm Creator of more than 15,000 products, primarily fiction and non-fiction supplementary educational materialsincluding books, interactive CD-ROMs, games, and online adventures Awards Include: 2011 Teachers’ Choice for the Classroom by Learning Magazine 2007 Greatest Products by iParenting Media 2006 Georgia Author of the Year by Georgia Writers Association 2004 Teachers’ Choice for the Family by Learning Magazine 2003 Excellence in Education Award from the National School Supply and Equipment Association 2002 Teachers' Choice Award by Learning Magazine 2002 Award of Excellence Recipient from Association Advance America 2000 Fastest Growing Small Press from Publishers Weekly Communicator of the Year in 1979

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Comment List (Total:2)

  •     My son loves mystery books and this book-series by Carole Marsh is one of his favorites!

  •     Great story! My son was studying Death Valley in school for a report and this book was a fun way to bring the research to life. Very interesting and informative.

 

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