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!
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! 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
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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