The Ghost of the Grand Canyon

Gallopade International
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When Mimi, Papa, Christina and Grant visit a U.S. Park Ranger friend and her two children, the kids almost immediately embark on a GRAND adventure! Join them on an exciting tour--by helicopter, stubborn mule and tipsy-turvy whitewater raft--down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon!

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Grand Canyon, facts and history o The Navajo Nation History and customs o The Hopi Indian History and customs o Arizona history and symbols o Flagstaff, Arizona History o Geology of the Grand Canyon - Sedimentary rock - Mesa's - Colorado Plateau - Erosion o Kachina Dolls o Grand Canyon National Park - The Bright Angel Trail - Supai Village - El Tovar Hotel - The Visitor Center - Havasupai Indian Reservation o The Cameron Trading Post and The Little Colorado River Flagstaff, AZ.

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: 5.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 79511
Lexile Measure: 840
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
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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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Publisher
Gallopade International
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Published on
Jan 1, 2010
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9780635068873
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Four funny friends travel to Disney World for the vacation of a lifetime! They have a lot of fun, until... A pirate kidnaps one! Ghosts grab the second! A mouse house swallows the third one! And the fourth is left to find them all! Solving this magical mystery will take a little good luck and loads of creativity! Do you have it in you to "Think like Walt?" and help save the read kid characters before the fireworks?!

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Walt Disney -Farm - Innovation and ingenuity - Hardships to success - Mickey Mouse during the depression - Disney Studios ? History of Disneyland and the 30,000 acres of land surrounding itŠ Slave Folklore and history of Brer Rabbit Š History of Liberty Bell - Declaration of Independence - George Washington - Liberty Tree Š Grover Cleveland Š Abraham Lincoln Š Jimmy Carter Š Bill Clinton Š Democrats/Republicans Š Cultural differences and similarities of the seven continents Š Disney World General information and history of the design and architecture Š Main Street, U.S.A Š Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Š Splash Mountain Š The Hall of Presidents Š The Haunted Mansion Š It's a Small World Ride Š The Mad Tea Party Ride Š Mickey's Toontown Fair Š ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter Š Cinderella's Castle.

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: 4.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74556
Lexile Measure: 730
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
Carole Marsh
One secret quilt, two magic johnnycakes, three wishes for good luck, tons of trouble and seconds to escape! When four real kids visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Philadelphia, they learn the history, geography, and secrets of the Underground Railroad as they race to find stolen quilts before the grand opening!

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The Underground Railroad - Definition - Origins ? Vocabulary (conductors, passengers, stations, etc.) Š Use of constellations Š Location of stations Š Details of how, why, and when conductors moved passengers Š Use of quilts and symbols Š Harriet Tubman Š Friendship Road Š Statistics Š Conditions along the journey north Š William Still, a conductor, escaped slave, author Š Thomas Garrett and his work as a conductor Š Definition of abolitionists Š Beginnings of slavery Š Typical life of slaves Š Slave auctions Š Plantation life Š Emancipation Proclamation Š Quakers as abolitionists Š Resting trees Š USS Constellation Š History of the Liberty Bell Š Thomas Garrett and his work as a conductor Š Definition of abolitionists Š Beginnings of slavery Š Typical life of slaves Š Slave auctions Š Plantation life Š Emancipation Proclamation Š Quakers as abolitionists Š Resting trees Š USS Constellation Š His Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

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: 5.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74566
Lexile Measure: 770
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
Carole Marsh
When Christina, Grant and their two friends join their mystery-writing Mimi (and Papa!) on a trip to the "Mile-High City"of Denver, Colorado, they soon find themselves:

Sleeping in a mysterious, haunted palace of a hotel!

? Deciphering mountains of clues to solve a mystery!

Š Reading tattered old books to help solve the clues!
Š Traveling through tricky tunnels to get to a scary ski slope!

Š Meeting an amazing woman who once sailed on the Titanic!

But can the kids have fun, stay warm and solve a mystery all at the same time? Strap on your skis and come along and see!

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Denver winter weather Š Rocky Mountain history, facts, and folklore Š Mining history and folklore Š Old West Santa Fe style buildings and architecture Š America the Beautiful song lyrics and author bio Š Rocky Mountain Railroads and Old West transportation facts Š Anasazi Indian history, lifestyle, and facts Š Learning how to ski Š Brown Palace Hotel Š LoDo (Lower Downtown) Š Garden of the Gods Š Pikes Peak Š Cliff Place at Mesa Verde National Park Š Eisenhower Tunnel.

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: 4.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 79513
Lexile Measure: 760
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
Carole Marsh
One LONG river! One giant arch! One runaway paddle wheeler! Four huckleberry friends! And five days to solve a mighty mystery! Christina and Grant start in New Orleans. Their two new friends start at the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. They planned to meet at the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis. But they didn't plan on getting involved in a very strange mystery which takes them over locks and dams, past Tom Sawyer's cave and past many other fascinating sights along the mighty Mississippi. Are they being followed? Tricked or trapped? Come along for the ride and see!

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New Orleans history, facts, and traditions Š The French Quarter of New Orleans Š Mimes Š Mardi Gras history Š Cajun history and lifestyle (seafood gumbo, zydeco, and Cajun two-step) Š Funeral traditions in New Orleans Š Where the Mississippi River runs Š Mississippi River history and facts Š Paddlewheeler boats Š Life along the Mississippi River Š Gateway Arch construction, architecture, and history Š St. Louis history Š Jackson Square Š The Cabildo, famous fort where the Louisiana Purchase had been signed Š City of the Dead, Burial Ground Š Gateway Arch, St. Louis, Missouri Š Museum of Western Expansion.

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: 4.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 79514
Lexile Measure: 680
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
Carole Marsh
His head is missing?" Michele asked. "Whose head?" When the answer turns out to be Blackbeard, fiercest pirate of the all. Four kids set off on a real adventure in North Carolina's real pirate haunt port town of Bath. While struggling to recover a special prop and save an outdoor drama, the kids learn about the Golden Age of Piracy up and down the American coast from Maine to Florida. They also learn a lot of history, solve a mystery, meet a legend and much more! They have a lot of Jolly Roger laughs! But do they find the treasure? Hmm, would they tell? Avast! This mystery's a treasure trove of fun!

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Blackbeard's death History of Bath, NC Š Bath geography Š History of Ned Teach a.k.a. Blackbeard Š Amphitheaters Š History of the Bonner family and Bonner's Point Š History of the Palmer-Marsh House Š Information on St. Thomas Church Š Lustre Š Pontipool Š Mary Ormond, Blacackbeard's wife Š Legend of the Magic Horse Tracks Š SailorsŠ mirrors Š Erosion Š Bath Creek Š Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island, NC Š Plum Point, Bath Š Buzzard Inn, Š Bath Public Library Š St. Thomas Cemetery Š Van Der Veer House Š Magic Horse Tracks near Washington, NC.

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: 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points: 4
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74560
Lexile Measure: 780
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
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