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The Mystery at Devils Tower (Real Kids Real Places Series)
     

The Mystery at Devils Tower (Real Kids Real Places Series)

by Carole Marsh
 

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Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa travel to Wyoming's Devils Tower and climb into a "towering" mystery involving Native Americans, dinosaur fossils, precocious prairie dogs, fascinating footprints, Unidentified Flying Objects, and... gulp... aliens??? One pouncing prairie dog! One ropeless rock climber! One angry chief! One close encounters! And hundreds

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Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa travel to Wyoming's Devils Tower and climb into a "towering" mystery involving Native Americans, dinosaur fossils, precocious prairie dogs, fascinating footprints, Unidentified Flying Objects, and... gulp... aliens??? One pouncing prairie dog! One ropeless rock climber! One angry chief! One close encounters! And hundreds of reasons to run!

LOOK what's inside this mystery—people, places, history and more!PLACES: Devils Tower, Wyoming: Wyoming Dinosaur Center, Thermopolis • Devils Tower • Prairie Dog Town • Circle of Sacred Smoke • Devils Tower Trading Post.

PEOPLE: Theodore Roosevelt • Col. Richard Dodge • George Hopkins, Daredevil • Junkyu Mato, sculptor.

NATURE AND SCIENCE: Dinosaurs: Allosaurus • Tyrannosaurus Rex • Archaeoptryx • "trackway" • Fossils. Wyoming: Geography • Weather • Animal Life: deer, bears, Prairie dogs and bats • Plant Life: Lichen • Dinosaur fossils. UFO—Unidentified Flying Objects.

HISTORY AND CULTURE: Devils Tower: Other names: Mato Tipila - Bears lodge • Facts: Height and geology • History • 1st National Monument • Sacred site for over 20 Indian tribes • The Lakota Tribe and The Sioux Nation: Teepee's • Prayer cloths • Indian Legend about Devils Tower - Bear Legend and Gold Legend.

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, scavenger hunt and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780635075994
Publisher:
Gallopade International
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Real Kids Real Places Series
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
508,457
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.43(d)
Lexile:
660L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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