Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa head to the big city of Atlanta, Georgia, to explore the creepy Underground past and the high tech global future, but someone ends up stranded on a giant stone ear-really!-in a mystery that will really blow you away!
Look What's Inside This Mystery - people, places, history and more! Places in Atlanta: Š Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel Š Five Points Š Underground Atlanta Š The Fox Theatre Š Krispy Kreme Š Wren's Nest Š CNN Center Š Piedmont Park Š Atlanta Botanical Gardens Š Mary Mac's Tea Room Š Fernbank Museum of Natural History Š Cyclorama Š Zoo Atlanta Š Auburn Avenue Š World of Coca-Cola Š Stone Mountain Š Lenox Mall Š The Varsity Š Turner Field Š Oakland Cemetery Š Georgia Tech Š Capitol Building Š The High Museum of Art Š Dahlonega Š Pitch Tree Trail Š Sandtown Trail Š Zero Mile Post and the Western and Atlantic Railroad ? Storza Woods
Educational Items: Margaret Mitchell Š Gone with the Wind Š North Georgia Gold Rush Š Atlanta history Š Creek Indians Š The Civil War Š General Sherman Š The Battle of Atlanta Š Brer Rabbit Š Joel Chandler Harris Š News production (at CNN) Š Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Š 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Š Thrashersville Š The Nutcracker Š The Arabian Nights Š Southern food Š Soul food Š Atlanta Crackers Š Atlanta Braves Š Sweet Auburn neighborhood Š Periodic table of Elements
People: Solomon Luckie Š Sherlock Holmes Š Robert E. Lee Š Jefferson Davis Š Stonewall Jackson Š Priscilla the Pink Pig ŠZorro
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: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.7 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 150374 Lexile Measure: 690 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40
About the author
Carole Marsh is the Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, an award-winning, woman-owned family business founded in 1979 that publishes books and other materials intended to guide, inspire and inform children of all ages. Marsh is best known for her children s mystery series called Real Kids! Real Places! America's National Mystery Book Series. Popular among children ages 7-14, this series follows four characters (Mimi, Papa, Christina, and Grant) along educational adventures to more than 48 locations across the U.S. Learning Magazine has awarded the series with the Teacher s Choice Award for the Family, and Midwest Book Review called her mysteries for children as true gems of education and entertainment for young readers.
During her 35 years as a children s author, Marsh has been honored with several recognitions including Georgia Author of the Year and Communicator of the Year. She has also received the iParenting Award for Greatest Products, the Excellence in Education award, and been honored for Best Family Books by Learning Magazine. She is also the author of Mary America, First Girl President of the United States, winner of the 2012 Teacher s Choice Award for the Family from Learning Magazine.
Over the years, Marsh has been the creative force for more than 15,000 supplemental educational materials that Gallopade currently publishes. Other popular series include all 11 Carole Marsh Mystery series (Real Kids! Real Places!. Around the World in 80 Mysteries, Wildlife Mysteries, My Life As A Third Gradeã, Pretty Darn Scary Mysteries, Awesome Mysteries, Fantasy Field Trips, Postcard Mysteries, Masters of Disasters, The Three Amigos, and Criss Cross Applesauce), The Students Civil War graphic novels for kids, State Stuff series which is available for all 50 States, American Milestones reproducible resource books, and many more!
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