The Mystery on the Freedom Trail

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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 - Derian and C.F. - as they try to track down the mysterious whereabouts of their schoolteacher cousin who has disappeared ...

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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 - Derian and C.F. - 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 ìThe Boston Marathon Mystery.î

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 ìMidnight Ride of Paul Revereî • 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. ìOld Ironsides,î 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.

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, Built-In Book Club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment level.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780635069887
  • Publisher: Gallopade International
  • Publication date: 1/28/2009
  • Series: Real Kids, Real Places Series
  • Pages: 148
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 What in the World is a BM, Anyway? 1
2 Hop on the Plane to Hopkinton 7
3 Bahstan Hahbah 9
4 A Lulu of a Lobster! 17
5 Heading to Hopkinton 23
6 It's Greek to Me! 31
7 Optical Illusion 41
8 Kidnapped! 45
9 Marathon Madness 51
10 Tater Peeler and Kitchen Rats! 59
11 Red Herrings 63
12 This is No Tea Party! 73
13 One If By Land, Two If By Sea 83
14 Time Is Running Out! 93
15 Not Till You See the Whites of Their Eyes! 103
16 Boston Common 107
17 Make Way for the Kids 111
18 Well, I Swan! 115
19 No Time to Waste! 121
20 The Finish Line 125
About The Author 133
Glossary 134
Scavenger Hunt 136
Excerpt from The Mystery of Biltmore House 138
Excerpt from The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate 143
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2013

    Oh so great

    I have to read this for a progecet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2003

    A book can be both informative and keep my kids attention?

    Well it did!!! They loved it. My daughter is 10 and my son is 14. I live in Tennessee and they had read the Biltmore House Mystery by the same author and loved it and they loved this one as well. They can't wait for more!!!

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