One if by land! Too many tombstones! Four funny friends! Spooky old places! Lots of clues and it's a race to the finish! When their schoolteacher cousin disappears in the middle of running the Boston Marathon, four kids wind their way through the perilous maze of Boston streets along the Freedom Trail to discover what happened! Take your mark and race with Christina, Grant and their cousins - Deri...
Age Range: 8 - 11 years
Grade Level: 2 - 8
Lexile Measure: 770L
Series: Real Kids Real Places (Book 2)
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Carole Marsh Mysteries; Third edition (February 1, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 7.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 176875
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So happy that we discovered the series of books by Carole Marsh. They are so entertaining that the kiddos don't even realize that they are LEARNING while they are reading. We always look to see if there is a Marsh book about our travel destinations...
- as they try to track down the mysterious whereabouts of their schoolteacher cousin who has disappeared from the famous Boston Marathon - right in the middle of the race! MORE than a race, a mystery! MORE than a mystery, there's real history about the Freedom Trail and the Boston Marathon history, too! MORE THAN ENOUGH REASONS TO RACE TO READ... The Mystery on the Freedom Trail The Boston Marathon Mystery.LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!History of Patriot's Day • History of the Boston Marathon • Revolutionary War patriots Paul Revere, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and Ben Franklin • Rules of the Boston Marathon • History of competitive running • Pheidippides, and the start of marathons • Life in the 1800s • History of Boston • History of Paul Revere, his house and the "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" • History of Old North Church and Copp's Burying Ground • Steeple flying • History and use of Ducks (amphibious vehicles) • History of the USS Constitution a.k.a. Old Ironsides, and the penny drive that saved it • Swan Boats Hopkinton Common, Hopkinton, MA • Freedom Trail • Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill • Park Street Church • Old North Church • Charlestown Navy Yard • Boston Common • Lagoon of the Public Garden.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: 5.2Accelerated Reader Points: 3Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74558Lexile Measure: 770Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: QDevelopmental Assessment Level: 40Get 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.