Mystery of Biltmore House (Real Kids Real Places Series, Volume 1)

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In 1981, Carole Marsh (a real writer) took four real kids on a visit to the famous Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina. They went to learn about George W. Vanderbilt, the Victorian Era, O. Henry, and more. There was only one little problem... First one kid disappeared. Then another! Then, so did a priceless antique chess set! There was the creepy Halloween room, the very scary basement, the eerie attic, and all those gape-mouthed gargoyles. Oh yeah, and all that blood! And did I say that the kids got ...
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In 1981, Carole Marsh (a real writer) took four real kids on a visit to the famous Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina. They went to learn about George W. Vanderbilt, the Victorian Era, O. Henry, and more. There was only one little problem... First one kid disappeared. Then another! Then, so did a priceless antique chess set! There was the creepy Halloween room, the very scary basement, the eerie attic, and all those gape-mouthed gargoyles. Oh yeah, and all that blood! And did I say that the kids got trapped in the mile-long heating system? Did I say ONE LITTLE problem?! How about LOTS of BIG problems!
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  • ISBN-13: 9780635013477
  • Publisher: Gallopade International
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Series: Real Kids Real Places Series , #1
  • Edition description: 20TH
  • Edition number: 20
  • Pages: 160
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Four Hot, Sweaty, Crazy, Mad Kids 1
2 Four Friends, Four Surprises, One Mystery 9
3 One Creepy Castle, One Scary Question 15
4 Two Spooky Places to Spend the Night 21
5 Lots of Weird People 27
6 No Pieces to Play With 33
7 Hundreds of Doors, But No Way Out 39
8 One Watching Eye 49
9 Zero Clues 57
10 What's A Section 6? 63
11 No Michael 69
12 Thomas Wolfe's House 75
13 You Can't Even Go to Biltmore Again 81
14 One More Suspect 89
15 Blood 95
16 35 Secret Hiding Places 99
17 Ten Second Search 105
18 One Less Kid 109
19 One Last Chance 115
20 Check and Mate 123
About The Author 131
Glossary 132
Scavenger Hunt 134
Excerpt from The Missing Head Mystery 136
Excerpt from The Secret of Somerset Place 144
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2013

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    I been to biltmore house before and I can tell you every fact about the house. If it was me to stay locked up in the house one night I would be scared. This story is thrilling, you never knows what happens. A+

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2012

    Cool

    I have been to biltmore twice! The acutal place! Its so beutifal! I love it. Built 100 years ago, with so many rooms, and lots of other exiting things. I wish i lived in it! When you go there, you can only take pictures of the outside of biltmore. You cant tak epictues of the inside.(poo:() great and amazing place!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2011

    Great book!!!!!!

    At first I was upset that there was no "Christina" or "Grant" characters, but it is a really good book. It talks about interesting facts in Biltmore and it is that type of book where you do not know what is going to happen. Like one minute somthing bad, the other good. But over all it is for 7-12 year olds. :) Great book!!!!! Carol Marsh has done it again!!! Review by Isabel Adams

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2003

    Mystery of Biltmore House

    This book is great and my kids liked it so much they actually asked to go there instead of going to Disney World this year!!! To keep my kids entertained is a large task, but they couldn't put it down. I highly recommend it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2013

    Hey

    Hey it WOULD be scary to spend the night locked up in Biltmore House. Ive been there before, and the pool is HUGE! And I mean huge with a capital H!
    Its cool there too. They even have a halloween room and a breakfast room!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2003

    Mystery of Biltmore House

    I love Harry Potter, but I think that kids need to learn about historic places in america too and what better way to teach them than to make it fun and interesting. In a time when Patriotism is high these books definately fill the order.

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