Christina and Mimi are uber-excited to visit a famous castle in Germany. They call it the Crystal Castle. ÒI think it looks like a fairytale castle,Ó says Christina. Little does she know dark mystery's afoot! Grant and Papa are less excited. But that's until the Mystery Girl lands and they discover Octoberfest underway. And, yet, again: MYSTERY'S AFOOT! See if you can translate the German clues and figure out what's going on and why Grant is SNEEZING so much! And who is Jason Hewitt, anyway? An uber-adventure, for sure! Nothing is quite what it seems, it seems! Spooky!
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, online book club and activities. This book includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.æ
LOOK whatÍs inside this mystery - people, places, history and more!
Places in Germany: Little Bavaria Inn - Bavarian Alps - Neuschwanstein Castle - Fairy Tale Road - RapunzelÍs Tower - Brothers Grimm Museum - Bavarian National Museum - Munich Airport - Georgia - Bremen - Hanau
Educational Items: Oktoberfest traditions - Traditional German dress - German food - History and layout of Neuschwanstein - Caves in Neuschwanstein Castle - History of Fairy Tale Road - Falconry - History of the Bavarian National Museum - History of bicycles - Facts about Germany - Facts about Bavaria - Seatbelt safety - Traditional German tankards - The Black Death - The autobahn - Alpine horns - Traditional folk dancing - Seatbelt safety - Traditional German tankards - The Black Death - The autobahn - Alpine horns
People: King Ludwig II, who built the castle - Grimm Brothers - Famous Germans - Brahms and Beethoven Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 2
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 126333
Lexile Measure: 680
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40