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Mystery on the Underground Railroad (Real Kids Real Places Series, Volume 12)

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The Underground Railroad is not a real train, you know? It's a fascinating period of history and mystery filled with legend and lore. Come along for the ride of a lifetime through this incredible tale of a time when heroes could be found in the most unlikely places. From the Deep South all the way to the North, things aren't what they seem. Secrets are essential. Keep a sharp eye! Help the next one along. Be brave! Courage is the ticket to ...

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The Underground Railroad is not a real train, you know? It's a fascinating period of history and mystery filled with legend and lore. Come along for the ride of a lifetime through this incredible tale of a time when heroes could be found in the most unlikely places. From the Deep South all the way to the North, things aren't what they seem. Secrets are essential. Keep a sharp eye! Help the next one along. Be brave! Courage is the ticket to freedom. Can you "read" a quilt? Come along with me, and I'll tell you all about it.

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
The Underground Railroad - Definition - Origins • Vocabulary (conductors, passengers, stations, etc.) • Use of constellations • Location of stations • Details of how, why, and when conductors moved passengers • Use of quilts and symbols • Harriet Tubman • Friendship Road • Statistics • Conditions along the journey north • William Still, a conductor, escaped slave, author • Thomas Garrett and his work as a conductor • Definition of abolitionists • Beginnings of slavery • Typical life of slaves • Slave auctions • Plantation life • Emancipation Proclamation • Quakers as abolitionists • Resting trees • USS Constellation • History of the Liberty Bell • The Thomas Garrett Home, Wilmington, DE • Living the Reenactment Site at the African Methodist Episcopal church, Lancaster, PA • Liberty Bell Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA • Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

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. Each Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader Reading Level, Points and Quiz Number, a Lexile Measure, a Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level and a Development Reading Assessment Level.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780635021090
  • Publisher: Gallopade International
  • Publication date: 8/15/2003
  • Series: Real Kids Real Places Series , #12
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 265,202
  • Age range: 7 - 13 Years
  • Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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